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Can criticising the boss on social media get you sacked?
18 Jun
An employee says something nasty about their boss or company on their private social media...
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Illegal phoenix activity – government determined to expand crackdown efforts
28 May
Have you ever been owed money by a company, but when you attend to calling in your debt, ...
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Fair Work Ombudsman wins first ruling against racial discrimination in the workplace
14 May
In an Australian first, the Fair Work Ombudsman won a landmark case in the Federal Circuit...
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Could your regular employee performance reviews be illegal?
02 May
Employers in Australia regularly conduct performance reviews with their employees to ...
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Option agreement to buy land must be in the appropriate form – developers take note
26 Apr
What is an option agreement? An option agreement is a contractual document required when ...
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Why you should always report a crime in a business to police
21 Feb
Sometimes, when a crime or a suspected crime has been committed in a workplace, managers ...
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Customers behaving badly – should businesses intervene and how should they respond?
20 Dec
It is an unfortunate reality that there will be times businesses will encounter customers ...
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Algorithms, artificial intelligence, automated systems and the law
02 Oct
In an item published recently in the ANU Reporter - Do we have a Frankenstein problem? - ...
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Compulsory acquisition of properties in NSW now not so certain
15 Jun
A landmark court decision has delivered a blow to the NSW government’s seemingly ...
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Emojis adding new dimension of unpredictability and ambiguity to electronic communications
04 May
A recent US article (by Mike Cherney in the Wall Street Journal Online) drew attention to ...
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Non-compete clause in shopping centre lease leads to discrimination complaint against barber shop
12 Apr
A Brisbane barber shop was recently in the press for denying services to a woman based on ...
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Costs orders and litigation – beware unpredictable outcomes and always take settlement offers seriously
13 Mar
I was recently involved in a case where someone was offered half a million dollars as ...
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