Former Bolt driver Andrei Donisa has claimed to be denied minimum wage pay in his role and unfairly dismissed for not accepting enough fares. The transportation platform app is now facing legal action in a high-profile case in which the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is supporting Donisa’s claims.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has lost its legal challenge against the Australian Federal Police (AFP) over the police raids of its headquarters last June. These searches were in relation to reports which contained allegations of unlawful killings by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan.
A High Court judge has criticised a defendant who delayed submitting surveillance footage of the claimant until weeks before a trial was due to begin. The defendant argued the evidence was extremely significant and should be admitted in spite of any possible procedural unfairness. Ultimately, the judge allowed the evidence to be heard at trial because the hearing date of the case had been adjourned, allowing the claimant time to respond.
Former Nissan chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, has fled to Lebanon in an attempt to escape the “rigged Japanese justice system”. The Brazilian-born business tycoon was smuggled out of his home in Japan, in breach of his bail conditions. He has sought refuge in Lebanon due to his Lebanese citizenship and his widespread popularity in the country. Reporters are unsure how he was able to flee the country as his three passports remain in Japan.