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Coleman Greig Lawyers
Employers must keep comprehensive and current employee time and wage records and stay up to date with Award changes.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Absence from work may be a reason to dismiss, but it is not an exception to rules about termination or adverse action.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Could you stand in the shoes of a deceased applicant and continue their unfair dismissal proceedings on their behalf?
Kott Gunning
This case turns on its facts, but is useful for guidance provided by His Honour as to what constitutes a question of law.
Carroll & O'Dea
Injured workers may now be eligible for a further assessment, with additional rights and entitlements that may accrue.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Host employers and insurers should be aware of potential liability risk if a labour hire worker is injured on assignment.
HBA Legal
The Comcare hearing was rendered abortive because of Mr O'Callaghan filing relevant evidence on the day of the hearing.
HBA Legal
The meeting was not considered to be undertaken "in a reasonable manner", so he was entitled to workers' compensation.
HBA Legal
Comcare was prejudiced by failure to give earlier notice as it was denied an opportunity to manage the emerging injury.
Holman Webb
APS employees are not protected by an implied right to freedom of political expression, so could face disciplinary action.
Cooper Grace Ward
To breach a duty of care, it is not as simple as identifying some measure that would have reduced the risk of injury.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Workplace surveillance evidence and recordings have been used in proceedings, even when they were unlawfully obtained.
HBA Legal
Changes in the workplace, with due consultation and communication, were considered reasonable administrative action.
HBA Legal
The employment may contribute to the condition, but liability will only continue if the contribution is significant.
Bartier Perry
In this decision in the NSW Workers Compensation Commission, a worker was awarded a motor vehicle as a medical expense.
KordaMentha
Some of Australia's most trusted brands and organisations have been in the headlines lately for employee underpayments.
Kott Gunning
A former contestant on the Channel 7 TV show "House Rules" won a workers' compensation case, described as an ‘employee'.
Swaab
This decision offers insight into factors which bear upon whether the Full Bench of the FWC will entertain an appeal.
Marque Lawyers
A former TV Channel 7 "House Rules" contestant won a workers' compensation case, on the basis that she was an employee.
Vincent Young
The Full Federal Court has handed down an important decision about personal/carer's leave entitlements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act).
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