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Clayton Utz | Australia | 21 Jul 2016

Making a public interest immunity claim? New guidance on what you need to consider

Recent public interest immunity cases give useful guidance for government entities who may be contemplating a claim in the future. Document


Clayton Utz | Australia | 21 Nov 2013

"Without prejudice" not enough to keep employee's files confidential

The Fair Work Commission has ordered an applicant to hand over "without prejudice" files, sending a warning to anyone thinking of drafting these


Clayton Utz | Australia | 30 Aug 2012

Adverse action claim refuted by employer's workplace investigation

An employer's workplace investigation proved critical in holding that adverse action had not been taken for a prohibited reason.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 30 Jun 2011

More on adverse action: employees have a right to raise concerns

Employees have a right to raise concerns about their pay rates and entitlements without the fear of being dismissed or victimised


Clayton Utz | Australia | 16 Jun 2011

Court sends strong message on adverse action protections in the Fair Work Act 2009

A recent decision in the Federal Court has sent a solid message to employers that employees have a right to raise concerns about their pay rates and entitlements without the fear of being sacked or victimised.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 21 Apr 2011

Queensland developers must review their disclosure statements now

Changes to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) (BCCMA) will mean that previously accurate disclosure statements for proposed off-the-plan lots will now be inaccurate.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 3 Mar 2011

The insolvent insurer, the liquidator, and the reinsurance proceeds yet to come: lessons from AMACA

Your insurer goes bust - can you as an insured claim the reinsurance proceeds?


Clayton Utz | Australia | 22 Nov 2010

Making your trap count in passing off claims

It is commonplace in litigation involving claims of misleading or deceptive conduct or passing off to rely on evidence obtained by way of "trap" orders or dealings.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 24 Aug 2010

Adverse action under the Fair Work Act - what should employers do?

Employers can be at risk of being found to have unlawfully taken adverse action against employees or prospective employees.


Clayton Utz | Australia | 23 Aug 2010

Civil dispute resolution bill - a genuine step towards more ADR?

Parties will be required to take "genuine steps" to resolve disputes before commencing certain proceedings in federal courts.

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