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HEALTH, WELLBEING & SAFETY

Seeking medical information about absent employees

Managing ill and injured employees can become incredibly complex, so it's important for employers to remember they have a clear right to seek medical information to help them in the process, according to a workplace lawyer.

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This week's top HR stories in brief

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The past week's biggest HR stories cover: fostering high performance; flipping harassment responses; casual service and minimum employment periods; managing ill and injured employees; and more... » more »


BULLYING, HARASSMENT & MISCONDUCT
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Sacked employee made "catastrophic error" in rejecting settlement

An employee whose dismissal for misconduct was ruled valid, but unfair, has failed to appeal the decision and her small compensation award. » more »

TERMINATION
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Failure to address employee's incompetence renders dismissal unfair

An employee who was promoted to a role she was unable to perform, and left "out of her depth", has been denied both reinstatement and compensation despite winning an unfair dismissal action. » more »

HEALTH, WELLBEING & SAFETY
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Webcast: Ill and injured employees update

Failing to appropriately manage ill and injured workers can have a broad range of ramifications. This webinar clarifies specific obligations and provide best practice tips. » more »

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