Out of woking hours conduct and valid reason for dismissal

“The conduct of Mr Iannella took place outside of what might be considered to be normal working hours. That is,…

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Out of hours misconduct; when will it be a valid reason for dismissal?

In Kedwell v Coal & Allied Mining Services Pty Limited T/A Mount Thorley Operations/Warkworth Mining, [2016] FWC 6018, citing Applicant…

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Tempting fate; employers supply alcohol at parties at their utter peril

The District Court of Western Australia has backed a company’s insurer when it denied an indemnify to its insured under…

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To speak or not to speak; when can an employer gag an employee?

The Fair Work Commission has held that an employer’s policy to the effect that an employee is not permitted to…

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