Failing to properly investigate conflicting medical reports when firing an employee has resulted in unfair dismissal.
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".
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.
The P&E Court and the Court of Appeal both considered section 705 of the SPA, including the expression "could be used".
Businesses should always be ready for litigation against them, but some trends are making certain types more likely.
Disturbance can be used to refer to the economic loss that a dispossessed owner suffers when required to vacate his land.
The decision is particularly instructive to local governments about responsibility to assess development applications.
While the objects of the local law are supported, its methodology is considered indiscriminate, inefficient and unfair.
The use of covenants as a development control mechanism is a relatively new phenomenon and should be used with caution.
The Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area development scheme was approved by the Queensland Government.
An enforceable undertaking may avoid prosecution, if the breach or breaches of the EP Act are not indictable offences.
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.
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.