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Q3 l 2020

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Can an employer dismiss an employee following a serious drink driving conviction?

Australia - May 24 2022 In the recent case of Sydney Trains v Andrew Bobrenitsky [2022] FWCFB 32, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission upheld an appeal on the grounds…

Megan Cheng

Employee wins almost $100,000 in compensation and penalties following unlawful adverse action by employer

Australia - May 24 2022 In December 2021, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia found that an employer had taken adverse action against an employee for a…

Megan Pool

Legal Professional Privilege: Can privilege be waived over whole or part of a report?

Australia - May 24 2022 It is common practice for parties to a proceeding to claim that a document is not required to be disclosed to the other party as it represents…

Sandra Barry

Breaking down an employer’s ability to collect and store an employee’s vaccination status under the Privacy Act

Australia - January 18 2022 With a rising number of employees claiming that asking for their vaccination status is a 'breach of their privacy', it is important for employers to…

Megan Cheng

Employer fined $124,000 for injuries sustained by teenager on 14-day work trial who repeatedly failed to follow instructions

Australia - January 18 2022 In an important lesson for employers, this case demonstrates that a worker's disobedience or failure to follow instructions does not excuse…

Megan Cheng