Archive for May, 2017

Injured workers lose again

Posted by Johnston Withers, in News
Hugh Rischbeith of our Adelaide office commented that the recent decision of Boland v Saxon Energy Services Australia Pty Ltd raises several important points on industrial safety and workers compensation law in South Australia.BackgroundIn Boland v Saxon, two employees of Saxon Energy Services (Saxon) suffered serious crush injuries while working on a drill rig when ... Read more

10 Things Your Employment Contract Should Contain

Posted by Johnston Withers, in News
Holly GardnerMany people think that if they do not have a written contract of employment then they are not under a contract of employment.  This is incorrect.  A verbal agreement can still be an enforceable agreement at law.  The real question is whether that contract is subject to verbal or written terms or a combination ... Read more