The doctrine of set off in employment law; Part 2

Yesterday I posted a blog about what is required by Australian law to permit an employer to set off or…

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Setting off or absorbing award entitlements Part 1

It is quite common for an employer and an employee to reach an agreement that the employer will pay the…

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Setting off award entitlements

There is nothing quite so complicated as the doctrine of set off which allows employers in certain circumstances to set…

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Over-award payments and the doctrine of set off

One of the frequent issues which arises in an employment disputes is whether an employer is entitled to set off…

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Annualised salaries and setting off award entitlements

Another case has emerged as a beacon for those employers who seek to achieve award compliance by paying employees annualised…

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Setting off award entitlements against total remuneration; when permitted?

The question of the degree to which an employer may “set off” other matters against particular claims was relatively recently…

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Set offs Part 1

Set offs Part 1 The legitimacy of set offs is a difficult concept. A set off in this context arises…

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