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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Curious and curiouser; annual leave accrues during woorkers compensation; Federal Court

Sec 130 of the Fair Work Act provides that NES leave does not accrue during a period when an employee…

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One size does not fit all; employer rights when employee cannot perform tasks.

From the perspective on the unfair dismissal laws, Western Australian employers are not obliged to re-model the tasks associated with…

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Terminating the employment of employees on workers’ compensation

Workers’ compensation is regulated by the States notwithstanding that most employees in Australia have their terms and conditions of employment…

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