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$1.5m payout for political activities discrimination

Former Queensland assistant health minister Dr Chris Davis has won more than $1.4 million in compensation after a tribunal held that a health service's discriminatory decision to deny him a job because of his political activities and beliefs forced him into early retirement.


$800,000 payout reduced in long-running "closed shop" case

A full bench of the Federal Court has roughly halved the compensation awarded to a married couple who were prevented from working for Skilled Group's Offshore Marine Services, after the MUA appealed the way the payout was assessed.


Court fines CFMEU for sacking "Trot"

The Federal Court has fined the CFMEU's mining and energy division $45,000 for taking adverse action against a former Pilbara organiser after the AWU complained that he was a "Trot" who was "bagging" the union.