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Why Your Workplace Needs a Social Media Policy

Australia - November 25 2016 What an employee says and does on social media, including outside work time, can have an adverse effect on the business they work for or the

Why You Need a Lawyer to Deal with an Unfair Dismissal Claim

Australia - November 10 2016 As an employer, dealing with misconduct or under-performing employees is complex and fraught with legal and financial dangers. As an employee, being

Restructuring Your Workplace? Why You’ll Need an Employment Lawyer

Australia - March 13 2017 Current economic conditions and industrial changes in Western Australia are putting a lot of strain on the viability of businesses. In order to

What Exactly Is Unfair Dismissal?

Australia - January 11 2017 Unfair dismissal occurs when an employee’s dismissal from employment is harsh, unjust or unreasonable. Those who are unfairly dismissed may be

Cutting Costs Can Cost You More: The Cautionary Tale of Roussety v Castricum Brothers

Australia - October 6 2016 The recent Victorian case of Roussety v Castricum Brothers should caution employers that an employer owes a duty to take reasonable care to avoid

The devil is in the detail: Devil Dog Pty Ltd v Cook 2017 WASC 27 - MDC Legal

Australia - March 27 2017 In the recent decision of Devil Dog Pty Ltd v Cook 2017 WASC 27, the Supreme Court of Western Australia granted an interim injunction to prevent a

Restructuring Your Workplace? Why You’ll Need an Employment Lawyer

Australia - March 13 2017 Current economic conditions and industrial changes in Western Australia are putting a lot of strain on the viability of businesses. In order to

Employer hotel fined for caretaker sexually assaulting young employee

Australia - January 23 2017 A female hotel employee in Queensland has been awarded $313,000 in damages for sexual harassment and assault she was subjected to in her bed by the

What Exactly Is Unfair Dismissal?

Australia - January 11 2017 Unfair dismissal occurs when an employee’s dismissal from employment is harsh, unjust or unreasonable. Those who are unfairly dismissed may be

Protecting Your Business Interests

Australia - December 29 2016 Employees are spending less and less time working in the same organisation. As employees move around different organisations in the same industry