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Court restrains doctor from operating in agreed geographic exclusion zone

A medical practice has won an interlocutory injunction to stop one of its doctors working at his newly-established rival practice, after a court accepted it had a strong argument that he breached provisions in a restraint clause barring him from operating within a 10-kilometre exclusion zone.

Employers would seek offsets for portable long service scheme

Employers have warned a Victorian parliamentary inquiry that they will seek to reduce wages, benefits or hours if a new state-wide portable long service leave scheme is implemented, while unions have provided detailed outlines of model schemes.

Victoria labour hire inquiry to consider licensing system

A Victorian Government inquiry that begins today will consider introducing a licensing system to accredit labour hire agencies, and will also look into insecure work, visa abuse and sham contracting arrangements.

Trams grind to a halt tomorrow

Melbourne's trams will be hit with a legally-protected four-hour stoppage tomorrow, as the bargaining deadlock continues between the RTBU and the city's privatised transport operators.

Circuit Court questions FWBC building company prosecution

The Federal Circuit Court has questioned why the FWBC chose not to prosecute the director of a phoenixed bricklaying company that failed to pay correct pay and entitlements to several "daily hire" workers.

Boral entitled to present evidence on the extent of its losses

Boral Resources has had an early win in its court battle with the CFMEU over damages caused by concrete bans, with the Victorian Supreme Court overruling objections from the union, and allowing the company to plead a wide range of evidence on the losses it suffered.

Minister resigns after bullying inquiry findings

Victorian Small Business Minister Adem Somyurek has resigned after an inquiry into bullying allegations against him found that he had made inappropriate physical contact with his chief of staff and been verbally aggressive to her and another staffer.

$10,000 in damages for morning sickness discrimination

A Telstra sales consultant who has been awarded $10,000 in damages for being discriminated against while pregnant will be challenging the merits of the original ruling in the Victorian Supreme Court.