Pregnancy sacking takes financial firm Carnbrea to FWC
A Victorian wealth management firm is facing a pregnancy discrimination claim over its sacking of a female employee attempting to return to work just months after giving birth, despite the company having previously agreed to helping her return to work.
US gene patent ruling opens doors for Australian appeal
A landmark judgment delivered overnight by the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that human genes cannot be patented. The decision has implications for the Australian case over the BRCA1 cancer gene patent being fought by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 13 June 2013
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Victorian motorcyclists to fill gaps and reduce crash risks
Allowing motorcyclists to "filter" through slow or stationary traffic reduced the crash rate of riders by up to six times according to a European motorcycle accident study (MAIDS), and Victorian riders are now also set to benefit from a pro-filtering road safety awareness push.