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Appeal court upholds $1.6m payout to sales director

A finance company has failed to overturn an order to pay $1.6m in damages to a sales director it initially dismissed on notice and then purported to summarily sack for allegedly sexually harassing a subordinate.

BCA calls for direct engagement, PC inquiry

The BCA has called for an IR framework that provides for direct engagement between employers and employees, and a Productivity Commission inquiry into Australia's IR system.

Johns defends FWBC approach to Grocon dispute, as talks set to resume

Fair Work Building and Construction chief executive Leigh Johns has challenged those who say the inspectorate should have intervened in the Grocon Supreme Court proceedings to identify the powers it could have relied upon, while the main players are about to head back for more talks with FWA President, Justice Iain Ross.

Grocon uses video footage to extend injunction

Grocon Constructors has shown the Victorian Supreme Court graphic footage of CFMEU protesters pushing back police horses in Melbourne's CBD this morning in its successful bid to extend a ban on union officials coming within 50 metres of the Emporium site.

Retrenched executive keeps "mistaken" redundancy payment

The Victorian Supreme Court has ruled that a senior employee is not required to re-pay a 12-week redundancy payout that her former employer wanted back after discovering it had no legal obligation to make it.