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Holly Eckersley

Holly was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in February 2017 after the completion of articles. As a solicitor at Hodge & Smith, Holly assists clients with unfair dismissal and general protection matters, and provides advice on contractual and statutory obligations and entitlements for public and private sector employees in both the State and Federal Industrial Relations System. Holly has experience in contract and policy drafting, conducting workplace investigations, and has assisted employers on disciplinary and performance management processes. Holly is passionate about employment law, and is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for clients. Holly holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking).

Phone:  +61 8 9322 8426

Repairing the Relationship

Repairing the Relationship

Timing is Key

The decision to bring forward a redundancy by eight days has resulted in a ruling by the Federal Circuit Court that a company contravened the general protection provisions afforded under the Fair Work

Avoiding a Discrimination Claim - The “Inherent Requirements” Defence

An employee who reasonably believes they have been discriminated against by their employer for illness or injury may pursue an unlawful discrimination claim under the general protection provisions of

Alcohol and the Workplace- Not a good mix

Attending work under the influence of alcohol will likely justify dismissal.

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The last book Holly read: “The Last Painting of Sara de Vos” by Dominic Smith.

Favourite quotation: Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” – Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Alcohol and the Workplace- Not a good mix

Attending work under the influence of alcohol will likely justify dismissal.

Avoiding a Discrimination Claim - The “Inherent Requirements” Defence

An employee who reasonably believes they have been discriminated against by their employer for illness or injury may pursue an unlawful discrimination claim under the general protection provisions of

Timing is Key

The decision to bring forward a redundancy by eight days has resulted in a ruling by the Federal Circuit Court that a company contravened the general protection provisions afforded under the Fair Work

Repairing the Relationship

Repairing the Relationship