Employment and industrial law in paramedic practice
Bartlett, Stephen (2012) Employment and industrial law in paramedic practice. In Townsend, Ruth & Luck, Morgan (Eds.) Applied Paramedic Law and Ethics Australia and New Zealand. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Sydney NSW, pp. 250-279.
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This chapter will provide you with the some of the information you may need to make information on decisions in cases such as the one given above. In particular it will help you answer questions such as:
As Molly and Vikram are approaching the end of their shift, to attend will force them into overtime; could they refuse to attend the job on the basis of the refusal to do overtime outside of contracted hours?
Would their refusal be viewed as a breach of contract and therefore a disciplinary issue?
Does the need to attend this possibly gravely ill patient outweigh the demands of the paramedics to finish on time?
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Bullying, Harassment, Employee, Employment, Contract, Fair Work Act 2009, Discrimination, Enterprise agreements, Enterprise bargaining, Paramedic, Ambulance, Express terms, Implied terms, Vicarious liability, Doctrine of privity of contract, Compensation, Termination, Dismissal, Occupation workplace health and safety, Workplace, Culture, Whistleblowing, Industry|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Labour Law (180118)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Churchill Livingstone Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||06 Nov 2012 08:28|
|Last Modified:||28 Apr 2014 18:55|
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