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Super Decision: High Court allows recovery of dying man’s lost superannuation payments

Super Decision: High Court allows recovery of dying man’s lost superannuation payments

Most Australian workers will have superannuation. They will have a fund balance which comprises contributions made over their years of employment. Most will have insurance options; primarily TPD insurance and…

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If Police want to speak to me, do I have to answer their questions?

If Police want to speak to me, do I have to answer their questions?

As part of general Police investigations into criminal offences, they will want to interview a number of people about the matter. This could include witnesses, experts and suspects. If you…

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Are you a casual employee? You may not be according to this recent decision

Are you a casual employee? You may not be according to this recent decision

Debate is raging in Parliament, businesses, unions, households and in the media regarding current levels of workplace security. The union movement is strongly pursuing a campaign called ‘Change the Rules’…

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Hall Payne secure workplace injury entitlements for Northern Territory worker

Hall Payne secure workplace injury entitlements for Northern Territory worker

Workers compensation claims are rarely black and white. Clients regularly seek our assistance because their workers compensation claim has been rejected or they have not received their full entitlements. This…

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Is your boss a workplace bully?

Is your boss a workplace bully?

Do you ever feel like your boss is targeting you? Do you feel like you’re being treated unreasonably or unfairly? It is important to know the difference between what is…

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City of Darwin loses bid to suppress bullying report

City of Darwin loses bid to suppress bullying report

The law recognises the severe impact that workplace bullying and harassment can have on workers’ health and wellbeing. For example, victims are now able to apply to the Fair Work…

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National Redress Scheme opens for victims of institutional child sexual abuse

National Redress Scheme opens for victims of institutional child sexual abuse

The National Redress Scheme was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. What remedies are available? The National Redress Scheme may assist in…

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Doyles Guide Awards 2018

Doyles Guide Awards 2018

Doyles Guide is an awards recognition program for law firms and lawyers across Australia. Awards are attributed as “Australia wide” or for specific states and territories. They are also awarded…

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Hall Payne wins reinstatement for labour hire worker in the mining industry

Hall Payne wins reinstatement for labour hire worker in the mining industry

Hall Payne Lawyers has a proud history of working collaboratively with trade unions and their members to achieve exceptional results for Australian workers. Our commitment to fighting for workers’ rights…

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Hall Payne Lawyers & ETU catch employer out for two breaches of agreement

Hall Payne Lawyers & ETU catch employer out for two breaches of agreement

In a type of case rarely seen before the court, the Federal Court ruled last week on two breaches of the enterprise agreement by Walz Group at the Rocklands Copper…

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Hall Payne regains right of entry permit for CFMMEU official

Hall Payne regains right of entry permit for CFMMEU official

Through employing a planned and comprehensive strategy, Hall Payne Lawyers were recently able to assist a CFMMEU official with regaining his federal right of entry permit. An unrestricted right of…

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Significant Underpayment Ruling for Bacon Factories’ Union

Significant Underpayment Ruling for Bacon Factories’ Union

Hall Payne Lawyers recently acted for the Bacon Factories’ Union of Employees, Queensland in a dispute with Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory over the payment of shift penalties. The heavily casualised…

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