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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 Lawyers
  • 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


Patrick Gunning
  • King & Wood Mallesons

Paul Quinn
  • King & Wood Mallesons