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  1. Hyperlink at your own peril

    18 July 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The case concerns an appeal brought by Ms Katrina Bailey, who was found liable for the defamation of David Bottrill by placing a functioning hyperlink on her Facebook page which connected recipients to a YouTube page plainly defamatory of Mr Bottrill. In...

  2. Inappropriate Text Messages are grounds for Dismissal

    4 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    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 him his "bitch", "toy boy" and threatened to "molest him" and "squeeze...

  3. Offensive radio banter not grounds for dismissal

    22 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    A senior radio journalist sacked for referring to the late singer Michael Jackson's father as a 'big black bastard' live on air has been awarded a significant amount of compensation for being unfairly dismissed from Sydney radio station...

  4. Slip time slip up: questions over a fair dismissal

    12 December 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has granted leave to an employee of Qantas to appeal against a finding of the Fair Work Commission dismissing the employee's application for an unfair dismissal remedy. In Issue Whether leave should be...

  5. Slip time slip up: a fair dismissal

    11 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission confirms that employers of workers in safety critical industries such as the airline industry may dismiss workers whose conduct out of working hours impairs the worker's ability to safely perform their working duties. In Issue...

  6. Pension Losses – are they compensable to ill retirees?

    11 July 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The entitlement of a terminally ill claimant for losses associated with a superannuation pension, aged pension and the impact of the reversionary pension. In Issue Whether it was appropriate for the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia to...

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