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Qantas underpaid workers by misusing the JobKeeper scheme, the Federal Court has ruled

The Federal Court ruled against Qantas’ interpretation of the JobKeeper wage subsidy program on Thursday. The arrangement the airline had been following paid workers less than they should have received, Justice Geoffrey Flick judged. While the decision could mean hundreds of workers are backpaid, the airline called the suggestion “misleading” […]
Qantas underpaid workers by misusing the JobKeeper scheme, the Federal Court has ruled
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A professor specializing in drug crime used his knowledge to launder $2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan money, federal prosecutors claim

Professor Bruce Bagley wrote a textbook on drug trafficking and organised crime. Now federal prosecutors claim he used his knowledge to launder $US2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan cash, according to a Bloomberg report. The professor accepted bank transfers from accounts based in Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, prosecutors claim. […]
A professor specializing in drug crime used his knowledge to launder $2.5 million of dirty Venezuelan money, federal prosecutors claim
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apologizes for blocking a critic on Twitter and settles a lawsuit charging that she violated the First Amendment

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by former Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, who accused the lawmaker of violating the First Amendment by blocking him on Twitter. In a statement obtained by Insider, Ocasio-Cortez said on Monday that Hikind was exercising his constitutionally-protected right to free speech […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apologizes for blocking a critic on Twitter and settles a lawsuit charging that she violated the First Amendment
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Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein‘s bail request Thursday morning in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Berman’s decision came after a bail hearing in which federal prosecutors and two of Epstein’s accusers […]
Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein’s bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges