October GD Newsletter

Royal Commission Completes Public Hearings into the Insurance Industry

TPD Claims: when may a Court intervene?

Can commercial transactions be heard in the District Court?

Construction Roundup

  • The high price of not properly documenting a project
  • A payment schedule served out of time cannot be later relied upon

Employment Roundup

  • Tightening the screws on labour hire?
  • Pecuniary penalties for employers that classify full time and part time staff as casuals
  • Are periods of casual work included in redundancy calculations

Workers Compensation Roundup

  • Changes to NSW Workers Compensation – the 2018 Bill
  • The same assessment for the same date of injury – no more compensation

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