Is an employer liable for a staff member’s conduct, even if it is out of hours?
They are if the conduct is in the course of their employment. So, a trip to the office late at night to pick up documents? Yes. But a party at the office on the weekend with their friends – probably not.
Our Partner Alex Martin discusses this topic along with the recent Brittany Higgins dispute settlement of $2.4 million, in his recent interview with Radio 2CC’s Stephen Cenatiempo.
Take a listen!