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Moderate back injury results in award of $1.2million
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 22 2016

In the recent decision of Martin v Andrews & Anor 2016 QSC 20 handed down on 19 February 2016, Justice McMeekin awarded $1,282,572.10 in a quantum


Keeping the peace - FairWork Commission demonstrates willingness to intervene to prevent workplace bullying
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The FairWork Commission's decision of CF AND NW v Company A and ED 2015 FWC 5272 was delivered in August 2015. It is the first decision from the


‘Tis the season to be jolly - poor behaviour at work Christmas functions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The Fair Work Commission's decision of Keenan v Leighton Boral Amey NSW Pty Ltd 2015 FWC 3156 was handed down in July this year and will serve as a


New workers compensation appeal process in Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

A new process for dealing with workers compensation appeals against review decisions of the Worker's Compensation Regulator commenced in the


Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 23 2015

On 17 September 2015 the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill was passed (subject to incidental amendments


Xmas party - worker dies after diving into river - did the death arise in the course of employment?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 29 2015

In Campbell v Australian Leisure Hospitality Group Pty Ltd and Anor 2015 ICQ 016 Martin J, President, of the Queensland Industrial Court delivered


When is a principal liable to the employee of a sub-contractor?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 8 2015

The New South Wales Court Appeal recently considered this issue in Central Darling Shire Council v Greeney 2015 NSWCA 51. In this matter, the


The great escape! The employer escapes liability but the principal contractor gets caught in the spotlight.
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 8 2015

In similar circumstances to the New South Wales Court of Appeal decision of Darling Shire Council v Sweeney, the New South Wales Supreme Court Bench


Hiring employees - are the questions you ask discriminatory?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 19 2015

Nowadays, in the recruitment process, potential employees often submit online application forms that require personal information including name


Bullying under Fair Work Act: 12 months on
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 19 2015

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