Tuesday, 16 September 2014
News - Australian Financial Review
Why senior execs should take a closer look at their contracts The Western Australian Supreme Court last week ordered the ASX listed Central Petroleum Ltd to pay its former chief executive nearly $1.6 million in damages and interest for breach of an employment contract.
Monday, 15 September 2014
News - 612 ABC Brisbane
Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund to run out by 2017 Asbestos. This common building material has been the cause of a lot of heartbreak for people who've worked in the asbestos production industry and with the product.
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
News - Daily Life
Should you ever sue your boss? When it comes to suing your employer for discrimination or harassment the law is on your side. Or is it?
Saturday, 6 September 2014
News - Sydney Morning Herald
GG's vice-regal homes plagued by ravages of time They are two of the most prestigious and important public properties in the country – and they're falling to pieces. More than $12 million of work at Governor-General Peter Cosgrove's residences has been cancelled or delayed because of financial austerity and emergency upgrades during a decade-long maintenance plan about to end.
Friday, 5 September 2014
News - The Herald
Implant specialist appeals against medical council caution A MEDICAL specialist who was suspended by the NSW Medical Council in July says he is appealing against the decision, but has declined to say why action was taken against him.
Friday, 29 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Christmas Island children should all be freed from detention Mia is a broken child. Traumatised from events she witnessed throughout her childhood, since arriving in Australia and spending over a year detained on Christmas Island she has finally lost hope.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Asylum seekers want compo for govt neglect Asylum seekers who were injured, pregnant or ill while in detention on Christmas Island are suing the federal government for neglecting to provide proper medical care.
Sunday, 24 August 2014
News - Canberra Times
Physio will keep worker healthy say lawyers A former Canberra public servant has had more than 500 taxpayer-funded physiotherapy sessions over seven years – at a cost of more than $60,000 – is taking legal action to keep the treatment going.
Thursday, 21 August 2014
News - ABC 7.30
What's fair pay for a fair day's work for the intellectually disabled? Workers with intellectual disabilities from what used to be known as 'sheltered workshops' are seeking back pay after the Federal Court ruled that paying them a fraction of the minimum wage was discriminatory and they are fighting their case despite a Government offer of half what they're claiming in return for dropping their case.
Saturday, 16 August 2014
News - The Age
Door opens for welders' cancer compensation An Australian-first judgment linking a Melbourne man's deadly lung tumour to toxic welding fumes has opened the door to new compensation claims by former welders battling cancer.