James Cook U to appeal Ridd judgement

The Federal Court has ordered James Cook U pay Peter Ridd $1m compensation for loss and $125 000 as a pecuniary penalty

The court found JCU breached its enterprise agreement when it sacked Dr Ridd, who had criticised the university over climate science research. It’s not over yet with JCU stating Friday, it will appeal, “as a litigant it is entitled to do so.”


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