Can employer ban employee having more than one job? Part 1

Is it legitimate and enforceable for an employer to ban an employee from having a second job? Obviously it is…

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Workplace rights; the benefit of the doubt

As a matter of principle, neither the conviction of an employee for a criminal offence or a crime, nor the…

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The dreaded pre-employment check up; the devil is in the detail

In Duncan v Kembla Watertech Pty Ltd [2011] NSWADT 176, a person was offered a position on the express condition…

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Leave loading payable on accrued leave at termination

Employers are obliged to pay employees their accrued but untaken annual leave on termination of employment at the rate the…

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Employer can require proof of medical ability to do the job

An employer is entitled to require an employee to provide proof that he or she is physically competent to undertake…

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When is working a second job acceptable

A Vice President of the Fair Work Commission has upheld a claim of unfair dismissal by an employee who was…

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Free speech in the workplace

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has had something to say about the relevance of principles of free…

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