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Failing to properly investigate conflicting medical reports when firing an employee has resulted in unfair dismissal.
Madgwicks
Here are 10 of the most common ways in which underpayment contraventions occur, and the relevant adverse repercussions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In 1993, the Keating government passed laws to move Australia towards a "system based primarily on bargaining at the workplace, with much less reliance on arbitration at the apex".
Dentons (US)
This has been a momentous period for Micro UAS. The FAA's Aviation Rulemaking Committee has made its recommendations, the first step in the long process of rulemaking.
HopgoodGanim
The P&E Court and the Court of Appeal both considered section 705 of the SPA, including the expression "could be used".
Clayton Utz
Businesses should always be ready for litigation against them, but some trends are making certain types more likely.
HopgoodGanim
Disturbance can be used to refer to the economic loss that a dispossessed owner suffers when required to vacate his land.
HopgoodGanim
The decision is particularly instructive to local governments about responsibility to assess development applications.
HopgoodGanim
While the objects of the local law are supported, its methodology is considered indiscriminate, inefficient and unfair.
HopgoodGanim
The use of covenants as a development control mechanism is a relatively new phenomenon and should be used with caution.
HopgoodGanim
The Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area development scheme was approved by the Queensland Government.
HopgoodGanim
An enforceable undertaking may avoid prosecution, if the breach or breaches of the EP Act are not indictable offences.
HopgoodGanim
Identifying and planning future transport corridors and infrastructure is one of the essential roles of government.
Clyde & Co
Last week the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) initiated a major inquiry into life insurance claims practices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Applying a trade mark to goods in China for the purpose of export only, does not constitute trade mark 'use' in China.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Court could use its broad remedial powers to override the trust deed and appoint special purpose receivers.

Coleman Greig Lawyers
The ACCC will have to prove that the effect or likely effect of the conduct is a substantial lessening of competition.
Watkins Tapsell
No company is immune from legal action if they are suspected of being in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Each case of termination must turn on its own set of facts: sometimes termination is justified, at other times it is not.
Stacks Law Firm
A recent case threw new light on the issue of whether it's legal for a parent to smack a child to administer discipline.
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Clayton Utz
APS employers are taking an employee's political activity out of hours into account when making a termination decision.
Eventus Corporate Immigration
The reforms are only minor in nature and the overall impact is likely to be minimal for most users of the programme.
Clayton Utz
Companies, with leasing as only a small part of business, must still comply with the PPSA to protect any leased goods.
Marque Lawyers
Directors and officers have a personal duty to exercise "due diligence" to ensure company compliance with WH&S laws.
Holman Webb
The Court first determined whether the employer's conduct amounted to bullying and then made findings as to negligence.
Carroll & O'Dea
Employers may face claims because they've bought into an "employment law myth", so we've busted a few myths for you.
National Retail Association
This case of unfair dismissal highlights the importance of reliable and conclusive evidence and of procedural fairness.
Marque Lawyers
Franchisors are not obligated to ensure franchisees are profitable when a new product or pricing strategy is introduced.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The article discusses access to privileged investigation reports and how employers can still keep their business private.
Holding Redlich
In certain circumstances, good faith clauses are not only binding, but can also lead to significant damages awards.
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