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Combatting stress within HR; Planning a workplace investigation; and more

HR Daily Community member Mark Brand shares strategies to help manage the stress that can impact HR departments, which "absorb" conflict from an organisation. Community members are also blogging about workplace investigation plans, evolving roles, burnout and more.

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Disciplinary meeting 'ambushed' employee

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The five-minute disciplinary meeting that preceded an employee's summary dismissal was a chance to show cause "in name only", and more akin to an "ambush", the Fair Work Commission has found. » more »


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Employee sacked for excessive absenteeism wins right to appeal

A Fair Work Commissioner failed to consider whether an employee's sacking for excessive absenteeism was fair in light of his medical condition, a full bench has ruled in allowing an appeal. » more »

HEALTH, WELLBEING & SAFETY
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Case study: The Navy's new mental health program

The Royal Australian Navy's new resilience program embraces that conversations about mental health should be occurring daily, and setting the right tone is the responsibility of leaders. » more »

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Webcast: Annualised wage arrangements

Modern award amendments affecting annualised salaries are among the biggest changes to impact HR in recent years. This webcast will help you understand how the new modern award clauses are intended to operate; record-keeping and wage conciliation obligations; alternatives to the modern award provisions; and more. » more »

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Webcast: Annualised wage arrangements

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Modern award amendments affecting annualised salaries are among the biggest changes to impact HR in recent years. This webcast will help you understand how the new modern award clauses are intended to operate; record-keeping and wage conciliation obligations; alternatives to the modern award provisions; and more. » more »




"Beyond generous" employer wins costs; Misbehaving worker "given every chance"; and more

An employer that offered a "beyond generous" settlement to a sacked employee has successfully argued she should pay its costs of defending her dismissal claim. Also in this article, the FWC upholds the dismissal of an employee who ignore multiple warnings about her behaviour; what's holding back tomorrow's workplace leaders; and more. » more »