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Lewd photo ruled workplace complaint

Lewd photo ruled workplace complaint

Imagine being in a meeting and being secretly photographed by your boss, with photos of your cleavage joining a library of over 10,000 lewd images on his work laptop. The…

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Hall Payne Lawyers win workplace injury claim for Grader Driver

Hall Payne Lawyers win workplace injury claim for Grader Driver

Hall Payne Lawyers (“HPL”) recently acted for a grader driver (“John”) who sustained injuries to his lower back over time whilst working 12 hour shifts on an 11 day on…

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Bridge to Brisbane 2015

Bridge to Brisbane 2015

This year members of our team conquered the Bridge to Brisbane and had a blast doing it! From L to R: Tully Stanley, Simon Hall, Cameron Hall, Annette Brander, Melissa…

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Hall Payne and the CFMEU win on right of entry matter

Hall Payne and the CFMEU win on right of entry matter

On 4 September 2014 an Organiser employed by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union was charged with one count of trespass. The charge arose out of an allegation that…

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CFMEU and CEPU quash Bechtel industrial action orders

CFMEU and CEPU quash Bechtel industrial action orders

Hall Payne Lawyers (HPL), acting for the CFMEU and CEPU, has successfully appealed a section 418 order of the Fair Work Commission (FWC). In late June 2015 there had been…

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Hall Payne and the Electrical Division of the CEPU win on entry permits

Hall Payne and the Electrical Division of the CEPU win on entry permits

In January 2015 the Queensland Branch of the Electrical Division of the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union, the CEPU (the Union), applied to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) to…

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Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v CSR Limited T/A Viridian New World Glass [2015] FWCFB 3889 and [2015] FWCFB 4624

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v CSR Limited T/A Viridian New World Glass [2015] FWCFB 3889 and [2015] FWCFB 4624

In Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v CSR Limited T/A Viridian New World Glass [2015] FWCFB 3889 and [2015] FWCFB 4624 a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission…

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NT Fire Service Employee Reinstated

NT Fire Service Employee Reinstated

On 15 June 2015 Hall Payne Lawyers obtained a consent order at the Fair Work Commission for the reinstatement of Leading Firefighter Paul Rubie to his position with the Northern...

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Failure of Investigation Fatal to Disciplinary Action

Failure of Investigation Fatal to Disciplinary Action

The Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) purported to demote a senior officer (the “Appellant”) on the basis of multiple breaches of the Northern Territory Public Sector Employment…

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May Day 2015 in the Northern Territory

May Day 2015 in the Northern Territory

May Day 2015 in Darwin was a huge success and Hall Payne are delighted to have been the major sponsor. John Payne joined James Burke for a full weekend of...

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Launch of the Hall Payne Lawyers Women’s Law Group

Launch of the Hall Payne Lawyers Women’s Law Group

On Friday 17 April 2015, writer and comedian Catherine Deveny launched the Hall Payne Lawyers Women’s Law Group at the Fox Hotel with all proceeds from the night going to...

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Queensland Secretary of CFMEU Construction retains right of entry permit

Queensland Secretary of CFMEU Construction retains right of entry permit

In June 2014 the Queensland Branch of the construction union, the CFMEU (the Union), applied to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) to renew the right of entry permit of…

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