A nationwide fast-food chain has been slapped with a heavy fine after appearing in court last week and being found to have failed in managing staff health and safety.
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
Liquor company Dan Murphy’s has been found not liable after an employee was fatally injured at a work Christmas party.
Have you ever suspected an employee of making a less than legitimate workers’ compensation claim? Here are some tips for spotting the fakers.
An employee who has been seriously injured and away from work for a long period may not be fit to resume a physical role, even if their doctor has given them the all-clear. When can you question a worker’s medical clearance?
In what appears to be a legal first, a senior manager has been charged in relation to a fatal workplace accident.
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
The Australian Industry Group has said the proposed wording could allow perpetrators to take paid leave
A former public servant has lost an appeal to receive continuing remedial massage treatment for an old workplace injury