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Friday, 28 August 2015
In the news - Super Review
Lawyers bite back on group insurance Insurance companies and the way some of them handle claims are more responsible for the problems confronting the group insurance industry than do lawyers, according to a leading plaintiff law firm, Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
In the news - Law Institute Journal
Moving with the times Courts have tended to award minimal compensation to victims of sexual harassment, but a Federal Court decision has set a new benchmark.
Monday, 10 August 2015
In the news - BuzzFeed
Same-Sex Couples Are Inviting Tony Abbott To Their Weddings Same-sex couples around Australia are inviting Tony Abbott to their upcoming weddings in a campaign to push the prime minister to grant his MPs a conscience vote on marriage equality.
Wednesday, 5 August 2015
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Productivity Commission: With a mandate for change, the cuts had to come The Productivity Commission's draft report into workplace laws has acknowledged that the current workplace relations system is not dysfunctional.
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
In the news - Proctor
Fair or fail? Investigations in the workplace are common, and it is increasingly evident that an employer's procedure in conducting such an investigation is not beyond scrutiny by the courts, particularly if the investigation procedure is enshrined in a policy.
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
In the news - News.com.au
Myer employees who worked at Rundle St store between 1968 and 1974 urged to contact law firm A law firm is appealing for former Myer staff — who were employed between 1968 and 1974 — to contact them about the use of asbestos spray in the building.
Friday, 24 July 2015
In the news - Leader
Fight for the right to protest While protesters have an implied right to freedom of political expression in Australia, social advocates say it should be enshrined as law.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
In the news - The Star
Quad bike safety plea Foster resident Tony Byers was working as a dairy farm hand in Fish Creek in December 2010 when he was injured in a quad bike accident.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
In the news - 720 ABC Perth
Perth woman jailed in Abu Dhabi for a facebook post In February, WA woman Jodi Magi, posted a picture on Facebook shaming a driver who had parked across two disabled parking spaces in her apartment block.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
In the news - Sunraysia Daily
Farm safety is good for business and lives As we mark National Farm Safe Week this month (July 20-24), it is timely for all farmers and farm workers in the Sunraysia and Mallee region to ensure that workplace safety is a top priority.