The District Court of Queensland recently handed down a conviction for industrial manslaughter. The resounding decision is the first conviction for industrial manslaughter in Queensland’s history, and is a stark reminder of the very serious nature of the duty of care owed by employers to their employees.
Receivership, administration or liquidation bear different implications for creditors looking to recover monies owed to them. Learn more about the differences of each and the implications for creditors.
Post-employment restraint clauses are an important means by which an employer can protect its legitimate business interests. However, with all such clauses presumed void in the first instance, under what circumstances can an employer actually enforce a post-employment restraint?
Can I recover the the price of goods owed to me , or am I limited to damages under my contractual terms? Case review of Garmin v B & K Holdings.
The Fair Work Commission recently ruled on an employer’s entitlement to require an employee to take annual leave while on the JobKeeper Payment scheme.
With the escalation of COVID-19 virus, employers need to ensure their policies and procedures for working from home are up to date
Cardinal Pell was acquitted by the High Court of criminal charges relating to alleged sexual offences against two boys dating back to 1996 and 1997.
Working in the heat puts your employees at risk. Employers have an obligation to provide their workers with a safe place of work. Find out ways to mitigate the risk.