1CL Weekly Webinar: Employer’s Liability: Back to Basics


Published: 15/05/2020

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In the first of a two-part series, Ben Hicks and Andrew Spencer provide an overview of the basic principles applicable to employer’s liability claims and discuss some of the commonly encountered issues arising in relation to them.

Topics include:

  • What are the causes of action now available to employees?
  • Who can bring a claim against an employer?
  • What are the four central tenets of the employer’s duty?
  • When and how can Regulations still assist an employee?
  • When and why might an employee be found to have been contributorily negligent?
  • What defences are potentially available to the employer

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