Harrison v in Control Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtFederal Magistrates Court (Australia)
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5 firm's commentaries
  • The new untouchables - does adverse action mean that some employees are immune from dismissal?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 26 Abril 2015
    ...have been other cases where a much narrower interpretation of workplace right has been taken (for example, Harrison v In Control Pty Ltd [2013] FMCA 149). But most decisions in recent times have favoured a broad interpretation of the concept of "workplace right" (see also CFMEU v State of V......
  • Recent adverse action decisions prove favourable for employers
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 Junio 2013
    ...for employers. The decision of the Federal Magistrates' Court (now named the Federal Circuit Court) in Harrison v In Control Pty Ltd [2013] FMCA 149 concerned an employee making a complaint or inquiry to his or her employer, while in CFMEU v Bengalla Mining Pty Ltd [2013] FCA 267 the Federa......
  • Employee complaints may result in adverse action claims
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 18 Septiembre 2013
    ...of the "General Protections" provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). That decision was Harrison v In Control Pty Ltd [2013] FMCA 149, where the Federal Circuit Court held that in order for a complaint by an employee to be a "workplace right" capable of protection under the FW A......
  • Hot Off The Bench - Decisions Of Interest From The Australian Courts
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 Mayo 2013
    ...or statutory framework to fall within the ambit of the general protections provisions in the Act. Harrison v In Control Pty Ltd (2013) FMCA 149 Key takeaway: Given the uncertainty that has surrounded the operation of section 341(1)(c) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), the decision of Justice......
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