Management action does not have to be "perfect" or industrially fair for it to be reasonable, a Commission has noted in finding a stressed employee was not entitled to compensation for a psychological injury.
Bullying complaints are escalating, notably among senior employees and leaders, against a backdrop of increasing stress, remote management and workplace tensions. Watch this webcast to ensure your knowledge and practices are up to date.
It should have been obvious to an employer that an employee's swearing outburst was due to his poor wellbeing, caused by mishandled workplace complaints, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in overturning his dismissal.
EVPs are employers' best defence in the current talent war, but many aren't reaching their potential because they lack direction on the value they create and measures of success, a branding specialist says.