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Unfair dismissal claims won for TasWater workers

CEPU and Hall Payne win unfair dismissal claims for TasWater workers

TasWater terminated two employees for offensive and inappropriate sexual remarks about two female colleagues. CEPU and Hall Payne Lawyers teamed up to prove the allegations unfounded, lodging unfair dismissal claims in the Fair Work Commission.

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What sort of things can I be sacked for?

Family business sacks son for attending dinner late

In March 2019, Pasquale was late for dinner at his parents’ house. There was an argument and he was subsequently told to leave and never come back to the house or to the family business where he was an employee.

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Injured at work but my employer has no insurance

I injured myself at work but my employer does not have insurance

Injured at work in Tasmania? You're entitled workers compensation. If your employer has no workers compensation insurance however, there are still some protections for workers.

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Indi Gunadasa appointed Associate at Hall Payne Lawyers

Indi Gunadasa appointed Associate at Hall Payne Lawyers

Hall Payne is proud to announce the appointment of Hobart lawyer Indi Gunadasa to Associate. Having joined Hall Payne in 2016, Indi is a key member of our Tasmanian office…

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Hall Payne wins ‘rare’ reinstatement for unfairly dismissed worker with 37 years’ service

Hall Payne wins ‘rare’ reinstatement for unfairly dismissed worker with 37 years’ service

Our client, Peter Brain, started working at Hobart Zinc Smelter now operated by Nyrstar when he was 20 years old. For over 37 years he worked hard in various roles, with…

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Hall Payne Wins Unfair Dismissal protection for Tasmanian Government casuals

Hall Payne Wins Unfair Dismissal protection for Tasmanian Government casuals

After 6 years of dedicated service, Ms Assiri, a nurse and a single mum, who was also caring for her elderly mother was given devastating news – she would not…

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