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A work trip goes bad

A work trip goes bad
Posted: 02-Sep-11 01:59

High Court says injury during sex on a work trip not "in the course of employment". Employers will only be liable for injuries suffered by employees in the course of their employment, however,...

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Potentially unlawful employer surveillance not enough to invalidate enterprise agreement

Potentially unlawful employer surveillance not enough to invalidate enterprise agreement
Posted: 02-Sep-11 02:07

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has approved an enterprise agreement despite containing a clause that potentially breached state legislation because it allowed GPS tracking of...

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Australia: Slipping standards: the duty of a reasonably prudent employer

Australia: Slipping standards: the duty of a reasonably prudent employer
Posted: 02-Sep-11 02:08

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Western Australia demonstrates the care needed in determining liability in slip and trip cases.

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Can you spot a workers' comp cheat?

Can you spot a workers' comp cheat?
Posted: 06-Aug-14 22:33

It can be difficult for employers to challenge the legitimacy of an employee’s workers’ compensation claim. However, it can be achieved through proactive monitoring of employee behaviour and the...

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