The award of damages by WA Industrial Relations Commission; Pepler revisted

Alfresco Concepts Pty Ltd v Franse (2015) WAIRC 244 is a very interesting decision by a Full Bench about the powers of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission to award what is in the nature of damages for denied contractual benefits, the application of tax on such orders and various procedural points that arose about the way in which the case was fought at first instance.