Recording of workplace conversations in unfair dismissal cases

The Fair Work Commission is generally reluctant to accept into evidence of covert recordings of conversations in the workplace. Here…

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Unfair dismissal and recording meetings at work

I am not a fan of the Fair Work Commission’s blanket prohibition against employees covertly recording conversations with employers and…

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Recording workplace meetings; admissibility issues

Although I reject the proposition that an employee who covertly records a workplace conversation is by that fact alone guilty…

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Recording meetings in the workplace

I continue to loudly disagree with and to heckle Fair Work Commission decisions to the effect that there is some…

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Recording workplace meetings secretly

Most States have laws, often called a Surveillance Devices Act, which prohibit the use of covert surveillance devices such as…

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Recording workplace meetings

For some years now I have often publicly criticized decisions of the Fair Work Commission which have been to the…

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Recording physical workplace meetings

I have consistently and publicly criticized decisions of the Fair Work Commission which have routinely and superficially rejected the admissibility…

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Covert recording of work incidents

The question of the admissibility into evidence of covert recording of incidents which become relevant to an unfair dismissal case…

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Covertly recording meetings at work

The Fair Work Commission continues to assert in its decisions that the covert (ie non-consensual) recording of a meeting between…

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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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