Author: Indi Gunadasa
Coronial inquest to determine if victim was an “employee” at the time of death
This matter is dealing with the death of a man after a bee sting. It is before the Coroner in the Magistrates Court Coronial Division. One of the main issues to be determined is whether the victim was a “worker” at the time of the incident, which impacts entitlements for the family under workers compensation and fatal accident laws.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…