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By Alison Freeman
The Fair Work Commission shows little tolerance for inappropriate workplace behaviour in Australia in the #metoo era.
By Alison Freeman
Employers should review employment frameworks, with increases to minimum wages and proposed changes to modern awards.
By Jacob Reddie
It is possible for employers to manage situations involving employees or job applicants with criminal records carefully.
By Brian Powles
Determining a notice period, on recruitment and on resignation, is critical and varies with the needs of each business.
By Brian Powles
Article advises of the benefits of a support person, particularly in the termination process. .
By Brian Powles
Article discusses the complicated area of discrimination against prospective employees. .
By Jacob Reddie
From an employment law perspective, the Joyce/Campion affair has brought to light the topic of workplace relationships.
By Jacob Reddie
The term "bullying in the workplace" seems to be increasingly used to describe behaviour an employee just does not like.
By Brian Powles
Recent case attests inappropriate conduct is a valid reason for dismissal even if no formal complaint was made about the conduct.
By Brian Powles
Recent case has arguably extended the potential range of protections for a certain class of employees. .
By Brian Powles
The entitlements and hours of each role were separate and the employer was right to not consider them in combination.
By Brian Powles
The Full Bench ruled that "termination at the initiative of the employer" was termination of the employment relationship.
By Brian Powles
The employer did not unfairly dismiss the employee by terminating his employment after he was involved in a fight.
By Brian Powles
Workplace policies clearly understood by Mr Blythe helped to demonstrate that his conduct warranted summary dismissal.
By Brian Powles
Reasonable management action may not constitute bullying, even if it involves "insensitive and inappropriate" comments.