Search
Searching Content indexed under Unfair/ Wrongful Dismissal by DLA Piper Australia ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
Employment Law: Case law and legislation updates
The article looks at three recent employment relations decisions from New Zealand and includes some noteworthy points.
New Zealand
26 Mar 2015
2
Out of hours employee misconduct - when is it a workplace issue?
The line between conduct that may be said to have taken place within or outside the workplace is often quite blurry.
Australia
23 Dec 2013
3
Getting in front of covert recordings in the workplace
Several cases have considered whether covert recordings can be admitted as evidence in unfair dismissal proceedings.
Australia
23 Dec 2013
4
High standard required to justify summary dismissal in Hong Kong
This case is an important reminder that the standard required to justify a summary dismissal in Hong Kong is very high.
Australia
9 Oct 2013
5
Implementation of the Law on the Securing of Employment: France
A major new law was passed, setting out procedures for collective dismissals and now with a timeline for implementation.
Australia
9 Oct 2013
6
Termination of Employment in Australia: Best Practice Guide
Unfair dismissal laws, which are set out in the Fair Work Act 2009, apply to a large number of Australian employees.
Australia
20 Aug 2013
7
When is an employee’s absence enough to justify dismissal?
When does an employee's absence from work reach a point where an employer can consider ending the employment?
Australia
20 Aug 2013
8
Redundancy - a review of the obligations to comply, consult and redeploy
This update explores an employer's obligations to comply, consult and redeploy, in light of several recent cases.
Australia
11 Nov 2012
9
Termination of Employment - Best Practice Guide
The decision to dismiss an employee requires an understanding of the legislative and other obligations of an employer.
Australia
8 Oct 2012
10
Effecting a fair redundancy under the Fair Work Act: redeployment
An employer must take reasonable steps to redeploy a redundant employee, to avoid a potential unfair dismissal claim.
Australia
19 Oct 2011
11
Don't dismiss me so easily because I'm an executive
Executives have a plethora of rights even if their employment is terminated without agreement.
Australia
5 Sep 2011
12
Don't meddle with staff who engage in union activity at work
The Full Court yesterday handed down a decision that hardens the test that employers must meet to defend claims that they have acted 'adversely' against staff who are performing activities as union officials.
Australia
10 Feb 2011
13
Taking leave after a natural disaster
Employers in south-east Queensland may face two significant employment issues arising out of the recent floods: whether to pay staff who are unable to come to work or who wish to attend to their homes or properties affected by the floods; and whether to pay staff who can come to work but whose workplaces are affected by the floods.
Australia
24 Jan 2011
14
Employment Grievances, Relations and Paid Parental Leave
Ogilvy New Zealand Limited (Ogilvy) was recently ordered to pay almost $350,000 after the Employment Relations Authority found that it had unjustifiably constructively dismissed a senior advertising executive (Whitten v Ogilvy New Zealand Limited (30/4/ 2010)). Ms Whitten had been employed by Ogilvy from 1993 until July 2008, at which point she held the title of Deputy Managing Director.
New Zealand
23 Jun 2010
15
The New Safety Net: What You Need to Know - National Employment Standards
The new safety net, the 10 National Employment Standards (NES) and modern awards, commenced operation on 1 January 2010. The safety net sets the minimum terms and conditions of employment for all employees captured under the federal system. An employer must comply with the NES in relation to each of its employees or risk prosecution.
Australia
 
28 Feb 2010
16
The Workplace - Spring Edition - October 2009, Case Round Up
For the first time, the Federal Court has awarded a sacked employee compensation (of $274,288) on the basis that his employer breached the grievance procedure in his Australian Workplace Agreement (AWA).
Australia
7 Oct 2009
17
Dealing With Underperforming Employees In Recessionary Times
In times of economic decline, employers pay very close attention to their bottom line. As a result, underperforming employees will often be the first in the firing line. But what is the best way to deal with such employees?
Australia
8 Jul 2009
18
Can A Leopard Change Its Spots? – The Move From Employee To Independent Contractor
We have already discussed at length the obvious impacts on employment in a recession. But what happens to people who are not employees?
New Zealand
3 Jun 2009
19
Court Limits Damages Arising From Employee Common Law Contract Claims
An important decision by the New South Wales Court of Appeal provides some reassurance to employers concerned about a rising number of employee claims based on implied contractual duties.
Australia
28 Oct 2008
20
Federal Government Releases Further Details Of Workplace Reform
The Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard MP yesterday outlined details of the key elements of the Government's workplace relations reforms.
Australia
22 Sep 2008
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next