Remedies for repudiation or material breach of employment contract

Remedies for repudiation of employment contract “A breach of a contract by repudiation occurs when a party evinces an intention…

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How very droll; the essential elements of an employment relationship

What is required to constitute a legal employment relationship? The elements required in the formation of a contract were set…

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What is required for a legal employment relationship to be formed?

Although not common, some employment law issues revolve around whether or not the relationship between the parties is to be…

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Injunctions to enforce employment obligations

In addition to the right of an employer to seek and if warranted obtain an injunction against an employee to…

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Varying employment conditions; the myths

I am frequently asked by both employers and employees whether an employer can vary conditions of employment in the employment…

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Where to look for employees’ legal duties?

The legal obligations owed by employees to their employers have various sources. They may be express, for example from the…

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Military personnel are not employees

A Full Federal Court has struck out a general protections claim brought by an ex RAAF servicemen on the basis…

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The thin edge of the wedge; High Court causes startling speculation about implied notice of termination

The High Court appears to have poured cold water on the proposition that an employee who is employed in circumstances…

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Interns or work experience volunteers can easily become employees entitled to payment

In Fair Work Ombudsman v Crocmedia Pty Ltd (2015) FCCA 140 delivered on 29 January 2015, the Federal Circuit Court…

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Employer can require proof of medical ability to do the job

An employer is entitled to require an employee to provide proof that he or she is physically competent to undertake…

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