A Viva Energy manager who claims a female colleague sexually harassed him after he took her back to his hotel room while she was intoxicated is accusing his employer of discriminating against him, as it would not consider sacking him if he was a woman.
A law firm that said in correspondence it would refer complaints and CCTV footage to the Legal Services Commission if a lawyer did not settle her adverse action claim against it must hand over emails about the letter and her case after a court held it cannot rely on privilege.
Qantas, in its challenge to a crucial recent Federal Court adverse action ruling, says its sole motivation for outsourcing the jobs of about 1700 ground crew was its lawful commercial reason of saving $100 million a year during a global pandemic.
A court has held that a senior National Disability Insurance Agency HR and safety executive who accepted a "very significant financial inducement" to retire early had not been subjected to unlawful adverse action due to his alleged protected disclosures and employment disputes, finding him the "unfortunate victim of a restructure".
An ASX-listed supplier of NBN and Optus technicians must post corrective notices giving workers a chance to opt back into a major class action, after the Federal Court held it made statements likely to mislead workers on risks posed by its cross claims and a finding that they are employees.