Video recording of workplace events; admissibility

In Chappell v Griffin Coal Mining Company Pty Ltd (2016) FCA 1248 Mckerracker J of the Federal Court held that…

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Unfair dismissal; covertly recording conversation with boss a valid reason for dismissal?

In Schwenke v Silcar Pty Limited (2013) FWC 4513, Western Australian Fair Work Commissioner Danny Cloghan held that an employer…

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Spying in the workplace

As a general rule, the Fair Work Commission takes a dim view of covert surveillance in the workplace by an…

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Recording conversations in the workplace

The Fair Work Commission has expressed a dim view of employees covertly recording conversations in the workplace. In Thomas v…

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Recording conversations in the workplace

The use of secret or covert audio recordings of conversations in the workplace is controversial. In Western Australia, it is…

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Recording conversations in the workplace

There is a strongly misguided myth that it is unlawful for an employee to covertly record a conversation with an…

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