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CONTRACT, CASUAL & CONTINGENT WORK

Casual entitlements still a "moving feast"

There remains much uncertainty and confusion around casual entitlements, but employers can take some basic steps to limit their exposure to 'double dipping'.

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BULLYING, HARASSMENT & MISCONDUCT
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Misconduct dismissal stands, but employer "on notice" for procedural failings

The Fair Work Commission has put an employer on notice following an "unbalanced" process that saw one employee sacked as a result of an argument, while the other wasn't even rebuked. » more »

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Misconduct allegations a "brutal burden" for employee

The Fair Work Commission has found that a "brutal" dismissal fell short of being harsh, because the employee had "clear and fair opportunities" to respond to the allegations against him. » more »

CONTRACT, CASUAL & CONTINGENT WORK
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Webcast: Casuals and contingent employment update

Never has there been so much complexity and confusion around the legalities of engaging casual, contingent and labour hire workers. This webcast sheds light on recent legislative developments; practical considerations and steps for HR; and more. » more »

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