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Court's business interruption test case finds in favour of insurers

13-10-21 | timer
Two significant test cases brought before the Courts look at the scope and operation of BI insurance policies in the context of COVID-19.

Voller-Social media game changer or speedbump?

11-10-21 | timer
Operators of public social media pages may be potentially liable for defamation for comments made by third parties on their posts in the Voller case.

Sparke Helmore congratulates Partner Michelle Taylor on her new appointment as President of MLAANZ

08-10-21 | timer
Michelle’s appointment to MLAANZ is a reflection of her experience and true recognition of her standing in, and dedication to, the maritime legal community.

SafeWork NSW case: refresher training and procedural failings cost employer $90,000

07-10-21 | timer
Failure to provide refresher training to a worker has proved costly to a transport business in SafeWork NSW v Crawfords Freightlines Pty Ltd [2021] NSWDC 442.

New powers granted for the Fair Work Commission to stop sexual harassment

01-10-21 | timer
Changes to Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 expand the Commission's existing jurisdiction to include sexual harassment.

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Sparke Helmore Lawyers has been recognised two years running as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). Click here to read more.

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