In the news
Tuesday, 4 August 2015In 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.
Friday, 24 July 2015In 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 2015In 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 2015In 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 2015In 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.
Thursday, 9 July 2015In the news - Drive
Why dash cams could change the way you drive On-road footage has the potential to shape accidents, driver education, policing and insurance.
Wednesday, 8 July 2015In the news - Crikey
Can Joe Hockey sue you for your drunken tweet? Twitter users might be able to rely on the defence of honest opinion to protect themselves from lawsuits, but it is no ironclad guarantee, write Giri Sivaraman and Nita Green of Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015In the news - New Matilda
Our Obsession With Productivity Risks Distracting From Workplace Exploitation 'Productivity' is touted as Australia's most import labour issue, but a recent Fair Work investigation into the exploitation of foreign workers shows there is a far greater crisis at hand, writes Giri Sivaraman.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Employment award winners lead way to the future Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Workplace Relations, Employment & Safety award had an impressive trio of winners this year, including Maurice Blackburn's Alana Heffernan.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015In the news - The Australian
Catholics open new front in same sex marriage fight The Catholic Church in Sydney has launched an extraordinary attack on corporations that publicly support marriage equality, calling an advertising drive a “cashed-up, activist-driven media campaign” and using veiled threats about the church’s purchasing power.