Browsing: Post-employment risks & restraints (45 items)

Manager misused employer's information to set up competition: Court

Employment contracts & conditions
Employment contracts & conditions

A senior manager who hoped to set up a new business and steal his employer's biggest client left ample evidence of his wrongdoing for the Federal Court to find he breached his contract and other duties.


HR company fails to win access to ex-CEO's communications

Post-employment risks & restraints
Post-employment risks & restraints

Human capital services provider Harrier Group has failed to gain access to alleged communications between its former CEO and 16 organisations following her dismissal.


Court extends restraints for former Employsure workers

Post-employment risks & restraints
Post-employment risks & restraints

An employee subject to an injunction has been further restrained from trying to solicit employees away from a workplace relations advisor to a potential competitor.


Employsure restrains employee from working with Elmo

Post-employment risks & restraints
Post-employment risks & restraints

A court has rejected that a date error in an employee's resignation rendered it invalid, while granting an employer an injunction restraining him from working for a potential competitor.


Expect restraint disputes to rise: lawyer

Post-employment risks & restraints
Post-employment risks & restraints

Employers should be on notice that restraint of trade disputes are likely to rise this year, with a lawyer warning that exiting employees need firm reminders about their post-employment obligations.


Q&A: Managing workers with secondary employment

Employment contracts & conditions
Employment contracts & conditions

The pandemic has increased the number of workers engaging in secondary work or 'side gigs', with serious implications for employers. This Q&A addresses critical policy and practice considerations.


Secondary employment was misconduct, dismissals upheld

Employment contracts & conditions
Employment contracts & conditions

An employee breached her duty of fidelity to her employer by running a business that directly competed with it, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in finding her misconduct termination fair. Meanwhile, two other employees have lost similar unfair dismissal claims.



Employer wins injunction over alleged data breach

Post-employment risks & restraints
Post-employment risks & restraints

An employer has won an injunction against a former employee who allegedly accessed information on its database for unlawful purposes.




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