Daily Construction: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 View in browser

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Carna Group Pty Ltd v The Griffin Coal Mining Company Pty Ltd (WASC) - contract - termination - defendant obliged to pay redundancy payments to employees - declaration
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Carna Group Pty Ltd v The Griffin Coal Mining Company Pty Ltd [2015] WASC 142
Supreme Court of Western Australia
Le Miere J
Contract - defendant owner of coal mine engaged plaintiff to provide mining services - contract terminated - plaintiff contended contends defendant was liable to pay redundancy payments directly to employees who were employed by defendant prior to their transfer to plaintiff on commencement date of agreement - defendant contended its liability was to reimburse plaintiff for payments - construction of contract - held: defendant liable to pay redundancy payments due to employees directly to each employee - no appropriate to make order for specific performance.
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