Category: Dispute Resolution

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POSTED: 21 Dec 2017
In this modern day and age, many businesses respect the right of its employees, as private citizens, to engage in public debate on political and social issues, whether on the radio, the internet, in newspapers or on television. This extends to their employees’ use of social media. Social media enables individuals to communicate via the internet, sharing information and resources. Social media sites, such as Facebook, are a social utility that connect people with family, colleagues and friends.At the same time, many businesses expect their employees to fulfil their obligations as employees, and to uphold an expected level of professional conduct and ethical behaviour when using social media.
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POSTED: 12 Dec 2017
The festive season is upon us and as the parties ramp up, the attendances at work can suffer in the great Australian tradition of chucking a sickie. Many businesses face the task of controlling employee absences in the face of employees having one too many at the office Christmas function, the Client Christmas function or just on their own personal time enjoying the Christmas comradery.
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POSTED: 08 Dec 2017
Dr Mohammad Lodin (the deceased) divorced his wife, Magdalena Lodin, in 1995 after entering into a binding settlement. The deceased got on with his life and passed away 19 years later in 2014, comforted, as one imagines, in that he had resolved any and all obligations to his ex-wife. Or so he thought.The Succession Act 2006 enables an applicant to apply for portion of a deceased person’s estate if the applicant did not receive a fair share from, or has been completely left out of the will of the deceased person. In order to be successful however, the applicant must establish that the deceased owed a moral obligation to leave the applicant a portion of their estate.
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