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Thursday, 21 October 2021 4:09PM
An employer that suspected an employee planned to misuse its confidential information failed to afford him procedural fairness and must compensate him for unfair dismissal.
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 2:10PM
In their rush to make faster recruiting decisions in this tight candidate market, employers are opening themselves up to some legal risks and ethical issues, a lawyer says.
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 3:07PM
A court has expressed concerns about an employer's attempt to "sterilise" a former employee's ability to work for a potential competitor, without justification, in dismissing its interlocutory restraint case.
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 4:39PM
HR software company Elmo knowingly helped a manager from competitor Employsure breach his employment contract by encouraging him to entice colleagues to its business, a court has ruled.
Monday, 26 July 2021 12:50PM
A senior manager who hoped to set up a new business and steal his employer's biggest client left ample evidence of his wrongdoing for the Federal Court to find he breached his contract and other duties.
Thursday, 10 June 2021 3:37PM
Human capital services provider Harrier Group has failed to gain access to alleged communications between its former CEO and 16 organisations following her dismissal.
Thursday, 18 March 2021 4:12PM
An employee subject to an injunction has been further restrained from trying to solicit employees away from a workplace relations advisor to a potential competitor.
Thursday, 11 March 2021 4:39PM
A court has rejected that a date error in an employee's resignation rendered it invalid, while granting an employer an injunction restraining him from working for a potential competitor.
Monday, 08 March 2021 3:13PM
Employers should be on notice that restraint of trade disputes are likely to rise this year, with a lawyer warning that exiting employees need firm reminders about their post-employment obligations.
Thursday, 04 February 2021 4:33PM
The pandemic has increased the number of workers engaging in secondary work or 'side gigs', with serious implications for employers. This Q&A addresses critical policy and practice considerations.
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