Worker awarded over $130,000 compensation after employer breach of employment contract
In a significant win, Hall Payne has secured over $130,000 in compensation for an engineer, with the Court determining there had been a breach of his employment contract.
Paid family and domestic violence leave entitlements from 2023
New paid family and domestic violence leave comes into effect on 1 February 2023 for employers with more than 15 employees and on 1 August 2023, for employers with less than 15 employees.
No remedy for mine workers who lost jobs after refusing to move interstate
A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has upheld the actions of a company which directed its employees to relocate interstate, or have their employment terminated.
Do I have to disclose an illness or disability to my employer?
If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness, it’s important to understand your employment rights, including whether you need to tell your employer.
Reasonable action defence in NSW worker’s compensation claims for psychological injury
Reasonable action by the employer related to, for example, transfer, demotion, performance, etc is one defence the insurer has in NSW worker's compensation claims.
Employee rights to convert from casual to permanent employment
This article explores when an employer is required to make an offer of casual conversion and when an employee has a right to request conversion from casual employment to permanent employment.
Announcing your new role on social media may breach your employment contract
In this article, we take a brief look at restraint of trade clauses and a detailed look at non-solicitation clauses in your employment contract.