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  1. Federal Court orders friendly reminder for employers managing employees with mental disabilities

    2 June 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Federal Circuit Court recently determined that an employee terminated over performance and conduct issues, has failed to estbalish a connection with his mental disability or that his employer took adverse action on the basis of his bullying...

  2. The JobKeeper Legislation: What it means for you

    24 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The employment landscape in Australia has changed rapidly in a short period of time, as employers and employees adjust to the unprecedented circumstances that have arisen out of COVID-19. Arguably, one of the biggest changes has been the introduction of...

  3. The JobKeeper Legislation FAQs

    24 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    We recently authored a detailed overview, ‘The JobKeeper Legislation: What It Means For You’. To supplement our breakdown of the legislation, we have set out below a number of FAQ’s in relation to the new provisions. What do I need to...

  4. No bullying risk for re-assigned employee

    12 December 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission dismissed an application made for an order to stop bullying by finding that relocating an employee to another department in the organisation reduced the risks of any recurrence of alleged bullying. In Issue Whether relocating an...

  5. No breach of duty leads to teacher’s reinstatement

    11 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission has reinstated a teacher after finding that she was unfairly dismissed for providing a chocolate bar to a student with known food allergies during a class birthday celebration. In Issue Was the teacher’s summary dismissal...

  6. New labour hire laws and licencing requirements in Australia

    22 June 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Legislation has recently been passed in Queensland and South Australia that will affect labour hire companies and businesses that use the services of labour hire companies. This legislation will not only affect businesses based in these two States, but it...

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