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Warning – if you do not give one, you may have trouble ahead
If you haven't warned an underperforming employee before you dismiss them, then you could face trouble from the FWC.
Australia
16 Aug 2019
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Privacy breaches in the workplace: Why employers need to think twice before diving into the latest technology
This case examines whether the collection of biometric data in an employment context can meet Privacy Act requirements.
Australia
24 Jun 2019
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Employment Law and Workplace Relations Monthly Update: In the media, reports and cases
This monthly update has links to media releases, reports and cases relating to employment law and workplace relations.
Australia
 
6 Jun 2019
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To tweet or not to tweet: Employee social media use in the spotlight
The case turned on the question of whether anonymous tweets criticising her employer were a lawful reason for dismissal.
Australia
15 Apr 2019
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Managers can be personally liable for workplace breaches
Managers who are aware of breaches of workplace laws in their business may be personally liable for those contraventions.
Australia
18 Mar 2019
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High Court confirms the Federal Court power to stop unions paying fines of union officials
Courts can impose orders on union officials to pay fines personally, rather than have the union pay them on their behalf.
Australia
23 Feb 2018
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Worker claims he was forced to resign after reporting Chain of Responsibility breaches
Even when the worker's unfair dismissal application was withdrawn, his employer was ordered to bear the legal costs.
Australia
15 Oct 2017
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Departing contractor misuses firm client list – a refresher on protecting your business confidential information
This article examines the Court's findings on the confidentiality obligations claims and the lessons for employers.
Australia
8 Sep 2017
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Interim order in the Fair Work Commission anti-bullying jurisdiction stalls a workplace investigation into employee misconduct
The case demonstrates FWC powers to intervene in workplace investigations while a stop-bullying application is on foot.
Australia
23 Apr 2017
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The facts and fiction about abandonment of employment
It is difficult to establish abandonment and the FWC has called for a review into abandonment clauses in modern awards.
Australia
16 Feb 2017
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Employee must pay costs after refusing employer's reasonable settlement offer
An employee that refused a reasonable offer of settlement was ordered by the FWC to pay his ex-employer's legal costs.
Australia
16 Sep 2016
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Work Health & Safety - Whats News - 2 August 2016
The newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to work health & safety.
Australia
8 Aug 2016
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Maintaining legal professional privilege in workplace investigations
A recent case provides a good example of how to maintain legal professional privilege – and use it to your advantage.
Australia
17 Jul 2016
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Accessorial liability in Fair Work Ombudsman's sights – are you at risk?
The FWO is pursuing a broader range of court orders against persons involved in a contravention of workplace laws.
Australia
6 Jun 2016
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Appropriate performance management crucial for businesses dealing with underperforming employees
The FWC could find against an employer if the employee has not first been given the opportunity of job improvement.
Australia
21 Oct 2015
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Revisiting the appropriateness of reinstatement in unfair dismissal cases
Reinstatement is the primary remedy for unfair dismissal, and compensation is only appropriate in certain circumstances.
Australia
18 Nov 2014
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In defending general protections claims, the employer must call evidence from the decision-maker
A recent decision highlights important steps for employers defending general protections claims.
Australia
15 Dec 2012
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Australia
1 Dec 2012
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High Court settles debate on adverse action
Direct testimony from the decision-maker, accepted as reliable, is capable of discharging the burden upon an employer.
Australia
16 Sep 2012
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Costs order for general protections claim: Cugura v Frankston City Council (no 2.) [2012] FMCA 530
This decision may deter employees from an unreasonable or vexatious adverse action claim against an employer.
Australia
16 Sep 2012
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