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Managers Beware! You may be personally liable for breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

Human Resources Managers need to be careful to ensure they are not involved in a contravention of the Fair Work…

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'Delinquent' employee to pay employer's legal costs in Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has awarded indemnity costs in favour of an employer in its recent decision of Post…

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The client is not always right – managing client aggression in the workplace

The old adage of the client is always right will not apply when clients engage in aggression in the workplace….

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Substantial increases in damages in sexual harassment cases – a warning to employers

The shift in the approach of Courts and Tribunals to the assessment of damages in sexual harassment cases has again…

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HWL Ebsworth secures leading automotive specialist

Leading independent Australian law firm HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has announced that Maria Townsend has joined the firm as a partner…

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