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Aggressive behaviour more than a 'disagreement', dismissal upheld

An employee was fairly sacked for repeated inappropriate and harassing workplace behaviour, the Fair Work Commission has ruled, rejecting that the incidents were simply "disagreements".

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BULLYING, HARASSMENT & MISCONDUCT
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FWC slams sacked employee's "cavalier attitude" to coffee account

The Fair Work Commission has upheld as fair the dismissal of an employee who had a "cavalier" attitude to using a workplace account to fund her coffee habit. » more »

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT, HIPOS & PRODUCTIVITY
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Well-managed fear can drive up performance, productivity

Fear of today's uncertain work environment is limiting employees' engagement with their roles, but employers can turn fear into a "wonderful driver" for high performance. » more »

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS & CONDITIONS
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Webcast: Employment contracts update

In today's highly litigious environment, watertight contracts for all employees are a must. Watch this webcast for an update on employment contract fundamentals, common pitfalls, recent developments and more. » more »

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