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Employer not liable for assault at xmas party: Packer v Tall Ships Sailing Cruises Aust Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QSC 212

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

On 2 December 2006 Commercial Waterproofing Services Pty Ltd (“CWS”) held it annual Christmas party for employees and their families on a pleasure

Casino not negligent for night shift worker ‘falling asleep’ at the wheel

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 8 2014

In Fraser v Burswood Resort (Management) Ltd 2014 WASCA 130 the Western Australian Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether a casino was

New bullying jurisdiction: a review so far

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 8 2014

In January 2014, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) began exercising its newly vested jurisdiction to make orders in relation to workplace bullying. The

Injured mine worker receives $1.4m damages

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • June 10 2014

On 27 March 2014 North J of the Queensland Supreme Court awarded an injured mine worker $1,415,094.09 damages for injuries suffered during the

Bully and harassment policies: is your company following its process?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • June 10 2014

A recent decision heard in the Brisbane Supreme Court of Keegan v Sussan Corporation (Aust.) Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 64 highlighted the importance of an

Reasonable management action deals with a slow clap instigator

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • June 10 2014

In Lyndon Martinz v Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission in Brisbane considered whether

Lawyer “regrettably” involved in school dispute

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • May 27 2014

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has criticised the role a solicitor played in a school dispute. Dispute The NSW Board of Studies

When a medical certificate is not enough

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court has found that the employer, Qantas Airways Ltd (Qantas), had an implied right to seek a medical report where

Not on the employer’s clock Comcare v PVYW 2013 HCA 41

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2013

This article is a follow up to an article published in our Issue numberseason issueedition in relation to the Federal Court of Australia's

University sham redundancy costs $37,000

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 17 2013

The Federal Court has warned against using "sham redundancies" to discard unwanted employees. In May 2013 the Federal Court ordered the Royal