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Inappropriate Text Messages are grounds for Dismissal

Australia - June 4 2019 The Fair Work Commission recently upheld a dismissal by Toll Transport Pty Ltd (Toll) of a male employee who sent a colleague a text messages calling…

Proportionate liability: how it operates

Australia - September 29 2017 As a result of the Ipp Report, the Commonwealth Government, along with the states and territories, introduced proportionate liability legislative…

Hyperlink at your own peril

Australia - July 18 2019 The case concerns an appeal brought by Ms Katrina Bailey, who was found liable for the defamation of David Bottrill by placing a functioning…

Failure to Attend IME Grounds for Dismissal

Australia - February 27 2020 The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently upheld a dismissal by Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd (Western Union)…

Proportionate liability: how it came about

Australia - September 29 2017 In 1992, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales pointed out that the system of joint and several liability that the courts used to…