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High Court Decision on the Business Service Wage Assessment Tool
17 September 2013 On 10 May 2013 the High Court rejected the Commonwealth’s application to appeal against the Federal Court’s decision regarding the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT).
Aboriginal Legal Service in the High Court
17 September 2013 The High Court has reserved a decision on whether Aboriginality can be used as a defence in sentencing. The question has not been considered for the past 30 years, and the Court granted special leave to hear the case of William David Bugmy.
RLC in the Media: New laws protect against sex discrimination
15 August 2013 RLC has become a regular contributor to the South Sydney Herald. This month we commented on new law that provides federal protection from discrimination for people in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities.
RLC in the Media: Underclass of restaurant employees in Sydney grossly underpaid
18 January 2013 Jacqui Swinburne, RLC Employment Solicitor appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, Underclass of restaurant employees in Sydney...