New Anti Bullying Laws

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) has been amended by the passing of the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2013 (Cth) (FWA).  The House of Representatives passed the Bill on 6 June 2013. [Read more…]

Fair Work Amendment Act – how the changes affect your business

The Fair Work Amendment Act 2012 (FWAA) was assented to on 4 December 2012, and came into partial effect on 1 January 2013.  The legislative changes were made in response to industry demands, and relate to unfair dismissals, general protections and enterprise agreements.

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Can employers be vicariously liable for the criminal acts of employees?

The general rule is that an employer is liable for the dishonesty and fraud of its employee, if that dishonesty or fraud has occurred within the course of the employment: Lloyd v Grace, Smith & Co [1912] UKHL 1; [1912] AC 716.

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