Si Si Soong

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Employee Successfully Sues Employer for Sexual Assault by On-call Caretaker

By |2019-03-13T10:36:06+10:00February 13th, 2019|Case Studies, Other|

In the recent decision of Oaks Hotels & Resorts Ltd v Knauer & Ors¹, the Queensland Court of Appeal found an employer vicariously liable for its employee sexually assaulting another worker. Background Ms Knauer was employed as a guest services agent by a wholly owned subsidiary of Oaks Hotels & [...]

It no longer stays

By |2019-02-19T18:09:15+10:00February 13th, 2018|News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By SiSi Soong On 31 August 2017 the Queensland Government enacted the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation (Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (“Act”). The well-known purposes of the Act are to provide stronger workers’ compensation protection for black lung workers and improve the electrical safety licensing framework. [...]