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Compensation While on a Work Trip – Where You Stand as an Employee.

By | Personal Injury Law, Small Business Law

The importance of inducement in workplace compensation has been highlighted in the case of Comcare v PVYW [2013] HCA 41. The High Court of Australia recently decided the case and in a majority decision, favored the appellant Comcare in finding that Comcare is not liable to pay compensation to the respondent. The High court ruled that the employer did not “induce” or “encourage” the employee to engage in a private activity whilst on a work trip.

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