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Time is up for maximum term contracts
Employees subject to a contract with a specific end date can now seek unfair dismissal relief upon end of the contract term.
Australia
28 Mar 2018
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Constructive dismissal – when is a resignation not a resignation?
These cases illustrate what employers need to be aware of when considering constructive dismissal in their workplace.
Australia
25 Aug 2017
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Recent unfair dismissal cases: lessons and reminders
These are important lessons and reminders compiled from recent unfair dismissal decisions of the Fair Work Commission.
Australia
15 Aug 2017
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Recent unfair dismissal cases: lessons and reminders for employers
These important lessons and reminders may assist employers in managing any risk of unfair dismissal claims applications.
Australia
5 Jul 2017
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Employer justified in dismissing employee for offensive and damaging email
Employers should have stringent email and IT policies, and make employees aware of standards of conduct expected of them.
Australia
5 May 2017
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Abandonment of employment and how to deal with it
Genuine attempts to understand the reason for the employee's non-attendance must be made before any proposed dismissal.
Australia
4 May 2017
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When can an employer object to an unfair dismissal claim? An overview of the jurisdictional objections that every employer should be aware of
Employers should ensure that jurisdictional objections are identified and raised, as doing so may limit their liability.
Australia
8 Nov 2016
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Poor performance management = Poor defence to unfair dismissal claim
An employer will have difficulty with a defence to an unfair dismissal claim after a poor performance management process.
Australia
16 Jun 2016
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Employer awarded indemnity costs in unreasonable unfair dismissal claim
The FWC was satisfied that failure to accept the offer of settlement was an imprudent refusal of an offer of compromise.
Australia
16 Jun 2016
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Conflicting employee medical reports should put HR on high alert
Failing to properly investigate conflicting medical reports when firing an employee has resulted in unfair dismissal.
Australia
29 Apr 2016
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Workplace relations useful facts: Did you know?
The article covers a few useful facts which may help to guide you through some potentially complex workplace situations.
Australia
29 Apr 2016
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Christmas party hijinks: a guide for employers
Here is a guide for employers to help avoid the pitfalls and be fully prepared for any possible 'Christmas shenanigans'.
Australia
22 Dec 2015
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Case note: Termination of employment for failing random drug test upheld
Where safety is a critical component of an employee's duties, drug and alcohol policies are more likely to be enforceable.
Australia
11 Apr 2015
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High Court has final word on real reason for adverse action
The Court held the employer did not take adverse action for a prohibited reason when it dismissed the union delegate.
Australia
24 Dec 2014
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HOT OFF THE PRESS - There is no implied term of mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment contracts, and other cases
There is now certainty that the term of mutual trust and confidence is not implied in Australian employment contracts.
Australia
30 Sep 2014
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New Unfair Dismissal Laws May Be Too Little, Too Late
With the economic downturn having intensified in Australia in the first half of 2009, it is increasingly clear that the Rudd Government's new unfair dismissal laws will arrive too late to soften the blow of redundancy for many of those affected.
Australia
3 Mar 2009
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