King & Wood Mallesons’ Employee Relations & Safety Update — March 2013

King & Wood Mallesons has released the March 2013 edition of its Employee Relations & Safety Update.


  • Fair Work Full Bench considers meaning of arrangement in transfer of business
  • Orders stopping industrial action — how far can the Fair Work Commission go?
  • Federal Court finds no connection between adverse action and workplace right
  • Employee unfairly dismissed as non-compliance with grooming policy was linked to medical condition
  • Employee or independent contractor? Look to the relationship not the label
  • Elephants, ducks and a frustrated settlement agreement…

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