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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

Do you have the “right to an attorney”?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 17 2013

A self-represented gardener suffering from brain-damage is set to have his unfair dismissal case re-heard after the Federal Court permitted his former

Redundancy what not to do

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 17 2013

A former manager of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (the Bank) has been awarded $187,000 plus $48,000 interest, after his appeal to the Supreme Court of