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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

Workplace assault between two employees not reasonably foreseeable by employer

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2013

Facts In Pols v AME Products Pty Ltd the District Court at Brisbane considered the foreseeability of a risk of injury in circumstances where a

A backwards step

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2013

The employer provides employment for people with disabilities. It employed the worker as a senior individual funding manager. As part of her training

Teacher put her foot in it: Gilmour v State of Queensland

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2013

In the recent decision of Gilmour v the State of Queensland a Queensland teacher was awarded $241,210.19 for injuries sustained after stepping into a

Fraud appeal dismissed: guilty as charged

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2013

In the recent decision of Mehran Samiimi v Q-Comp1 the District Court heard an appeal by a worker against his conviction for fraud whilst in receipt

Employer not liable for a risk of injury that was not foreseeable

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 11 2013

Facts In the case of Micallef v Endeavour Foundation the District Court at Innisfail considered the foreseeability of a risk of injury in