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  1. Sexual Harassment is No Joke

    2 June 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled in favour of Star Casino’s decision to terminate an employee who had allegedly tapped a colleagues bottom in an act of comradery and threatening that he would "..raise HELL for THE STAR". In Issue...

  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. COVID-19 and its impact on employers and employees - an FAQ

    23 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Social distancing and working from home are new norms for many in Australia. With closures of non-essential services, the prospect of a prolonged significant economic downturn as share markets drop dramatically across the world has become all too real. We...

  5. Funders in the firing line – security for costs ordered in class action for Fair Work Act breach claims

    25 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Federal Court has the power to order a litigation funder to provide security for costs despite the matter arising under the “no costs” jurisdiction of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), and after consideration of the discretionary factors...

  6. Employer’s policy falls foul of privacy legislation

    4 June 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    In an important decision for employers using, or intending to use biometric scanning systems in the workplace an employee has won his appeal, with the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission finding that the employee's dismissal for refusing to use the...

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