Work Health and Safety: Workers Compensation for injury at private party

Is an employer responsible for an employee’s injury which occurs at a private party held on work premises? The NSW Workers Compensation Commission (‘the Commission’) has recently answered “yes” to this question, in circumstances where the injured employee’s attendance at the party was motivated by work.

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Tips for managing Generation Y employees

There has been much talk about the particular challenges that Generation Y employees bring to the workplace. Gen Y – the 4.5 million Australians born between 1978 and 1994 - is the second largest Australian generation and already constitute a significant force in the workplace.

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Adverse Action: Bayford v MAXXIA Pty Ltd [2011] GMCA 202

The recent case of Bayford v MAXXIA Pty Ltd [2011] GMCA 202 demonstrates the broad application of the adverse action provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 and the importance of employers documenting their reasons for any disciplinary action.

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PCC Lawyers New offices

We are delighted to report that we have relocated to new offices and begin our operations in St Leonards from Monday 22nd August 2011.

Our new address and contact details are:

Suite 401, level 4,
118 Christie Street,
St Leonards NSW 2065
ph: 8436 2500
fax: 9436 1305. 

We look forward to seeing you in our new offices.

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