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Aiming at an employee and shooting yourself in the foot – Workplace investigation leads to compensation claim
Employers should perhaps review their relevant discipline policies and contract of employment terms and conditions.
Australia
27 May 2019
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Has the casual employee relationship gone the way of the dinosaur?
In light of this decision, long-term casual employees should be offered the option of part-time or full-time permanency.
Australia
11 Oct 2018
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What constitutes reasonable restriction when examining restraint clauses in employment contracts?
This case reinforces the WA court's approach to the enforcement of restraint clauses in contracts of employment.
Australia
6 Jul 2018
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Twitter cost me my job - the risks of discussing employment online
Recent case where a worker lost her job remind employers and employees of the perils of social media.
Australia
2 May 2018
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Work related or not work related? Tragic South Australian fatality in the headlines.
Tragic fatality initially considered not work related but later considered work related.
Australia
3 Apr 2018
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Did you renew the last maximum term contract? If not, be prepared to fight an unfair dismissal action
Expiry at the date of a maximum term contract is not a dismissal, as termination is not the initiative of the employer.
Australia
1 Feb 2018
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Labour hire lessons for WA: A pain in the neck?
The personal injury negligence claim shines a light on OH&S policies and their implications for labour hire contractors.
Australia
3 Sep 2017
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The Bunnings scam and the contractor v employee debate
The abuse of ABN numbers is a major concern, as having an ABN is only one indicator that the worker may be a contractor.
Australia
3 Sep 2017
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Employees, subcontractors and contractors – a detailed examination of liability and apportionment principles
This decision discusses multi-party workplace injury disputes and apportions liability between the contracting parties.
Australia
3 Apr 2017
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The law of confidential information – Leave the customer list behind
This update focuses on the common scenario of a former employee who misuses contact details of his employer's clients.
Australia
16 May 2016
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No change to employer obligations – mutual trust and confidence term struck down
The High Court unanimously held that a term of mutual trust and confidence is not implied into all employment contracts.
Australia
9 Oct 2014
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Sportsbet v Carpanini – another warning about restraint of trade clauses in employment contracts
Restraint of trade clauses can be extremely valuable in protecting employer interests, but only if drafted properly.
Australia
4 May 2014
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Employer obligations: fundamental change ahead?
The High Court will consider if an obligation of mutual trust and confidence is implied into an employment contract.
Australia
2 May 2014
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Continuity of Employment and the Fair Work Act
Summary of Cohen v iSOFT Group Pty Limited, which concerned employment contracts for a long term employee.
Australia
4 Jun 2013
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Adverse Action: Director and Manager Properly Named and Liable
The Fair Work Act protects employees when making a complaint or inquiry to their employer regarding their employment.
Australia
5 May 2013
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Labour Only "Subcontractor" not entitled to Compensation
The case addressed the question of "employee or sub-contractor" as well as whether or not the claimant was a "worker".
Australia
5 Feb 2013
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Going Sideways – Not the Direction for WorkCover WA
WorkCover WA has been concerned at the proliferation of 'sideways indemnities' being demanded on large scale projects.
Australia
31 Oct 2012
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Restraint of Trade Clauses – Pushing the limits?
This case highlights that strict restraints of trade can be imposed, with careful legal advice and a balanced approach.
Australia
1 Sep 2012
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