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What are the compliance responsibilities when hiring new hospitality staff?
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

As NSW hoteliers would be aware, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) places heavy compliance responsibilities on employers, especially when it comes to

Court upholds hotel’s reasonable use of force
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

Licencees are permitted under the Liquor Act 1992 (Qld) (Act) to use force to remove unduly intoxicated or disorderly persons from their

Groper caught red handed
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • February 27 2015

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found that an employee was not unfairly dismissed for groping a hotel worker whilst staying at a hotel paid for by

Employer and boat cruise operator escape liability for attack on the high seas
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 4 2014

In this Alert, Senior Associate Brooke Jacobs discusses a case where in a common sense decision, the Queensland Supreme Court recently dismissed a

Casino not negligent for night shift worker ‘falling asleep’ at the wheel
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • 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

Hotel’s duty extends beyond its boundaries
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • January 31 2014

In December 2012, Carter Newell published a bulletin about the decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Orcher v Bowcliff Pty Ltd., which

The house wins, again
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • July 2 2013

On 5 June 2013, the High Court of Australia unanimously dismissed a gambler's appeal from a finding of the Victorian Court of Appeal that a casino

The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code and summary dismissal
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 7 2010

Small Business Employers will have an easier job of complying with the Fair Dismissal Code in summarily dismissing employees following a recent unfair dismissal judgment by Fair Work Australia (FWA) in Banana Tree Café 2010 FWA 7891

What is happening in workplace relations in the hospitality industry?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • October 31 2009

Since 1 July 2009, there has been a flurry of activity in the area of workplace relations, as various provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the FW Act) commence

Aaron Lloyd
  • Minter Ellison