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Social media footprint just grew a size
Insurer successfully establishes legitimate forensic purpose for issuing notice to produce all her Facebook records.
Australia
22 Aug 2019
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Work Health and Safety - Director due diligence
To avoid criminal charges for breaches, officers should ensure their business is compliant with work safety practices.
Australia
8 Jul 2019
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Director convicted of WHS breach and sentenced to additional orders, as regulator questions relevance of insurance for breaches
Directors and officers are at risk of pecuniary penalties and novel orders against them personally if something goes wrong.
Australia
14 May 2019
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Brick company found not guilty in WHS prosecution
Are your safety systems defensible and enough to protect the safety of your workers?
Australia
3 Apr 2019
5
5 must-know employment law outcomes favouring employers
These recent decisions and statutory amendments could help employers to proactively manage any emerging HR issues.
Australia
6 Feb 2019
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Alcohol consumption at work and an employers duty of care
An employer is not and should not be, in a position to control the after work or off duty behaviour of its employees.
Australia
4 Jul 2018
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Mental health safety of FIFO workers in doubt
Directors and officers may be exposed to liability if the PCBU fails to conduct a risk assessment of its FIFO workers.
Australia
4 Apr 2018
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Principal contractor v sub-contractor - who carries the safety obligation?
Contractors should implement their WHS management plan to help minimise risk exposure and maintain a safe work environment.
Australia
14 Mar 2018
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Conviction recorded in the first Category 1 prosecution under the Work Health and Safety Act
Risk of death was foreseeable and there were a number of reasonably practicable steps available to eliminate that risk.
Australia
5 Mar 2018
10
How to prevent misconduct at the workplace Christmas party
Employers should consider the risks and take steps now to avoid being held vicariously liable for unlawful behaviour.
Australia
4 Dec 2017
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How employers can manage risk of sexual harassment claims
Employers must make sexual harassment training and compliance a mandatory component of corporate governance practices.
Australia
9 Oct 2017
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Employee bullied by CEO receives $1.4 million compensation
Workplace law compliance starts at the top: Employer held liable in negligence as a result of CEO's bullying behaviour.
Australia
4 Oct 2017
13
Reportable conduct: Top five tips for Victorian schools
The "reportable conduct" scheme mandates how Victorian government and non-government schools may ensure child safety.
Australia
11 Sep 2017
14
Boardroom bullying decision
A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission held that directors can seek protection under federal anti-bullying laws.
Australia
9 Aug 2017
15
Queensland local government safety failure costs life and fine
A Queensland council was convicted and fined for breaching the WHS Act, after the death of an employee during road works.
Australia
10 May 2017
16
Give Uber a Brake - Damages claim against Uber rejected
This is a reminder for businesses to include robust termination provisions in their independent contractor agreements.
Australia
3 Mar 2017
17
Highest fine ever for a single offence under OHS laws handed down by a Victorian Court
Victorian employers must enforce their risk management systems or face significant fines for breaching the OH&S Act.
Australia
9 Jan 2017
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The High Court clarifies the law regarding employers' vicarious liability for an employee's wrongful acts
The law regarding the extent to which employers are vicariously liable for wrongful acts by an employee has been unclear.
Australia
9 Oct 2016
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Employers – don't misstep safety
A primary school teacher's slip on a step ladder in the classroom led to High Court proceedings against the employer.
Australia
3 Oct 2016
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Health and safety compliance is the personal responsibility of company officers
Failure to manage WHS risks to employees may lead to convictions for officers, directors or board members of a company.
Australia
1 Jun 2016
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