Personal liability for general protections’ breaches

The general protections of the Fair Work Act deal with prohibited or unlawful conduct in the sense that a breach…

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Personal liability for fair work contraventions

When will a director or manager be personally liable for fair work breaches? The Fair Work Act renders directors and…

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Fair Work Act and ignorance of the law Part 2

On 14 September, I published a post about the issue whether ignorance of the law constitutes a defence to a…

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Fair Work Act and ignorance of the law Part 1

It would appear that there is a distinction between what is required to prove a contravention of the Fair Work…

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No double dipping over dismissals

The statutory rule in the Fair Work Act which prohibits multiple actions being taken “in relation to a dismissal” (see…

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