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In a case that illustrates the importance of giving employees timely, accurate information in writing about major workplace changes, a redundancy that occurred for legitimate reasons has been deemed an unfair dismissal. » more »
Employment law is currently a hotbed of activity, challenges and conflict in the wake of recent rulings and in the lead-up to the federal election. Watch this webcast to learn the HR implications of casual employment, employment-related class actions, the push for industry-wide bargaining, whistleblower reforms, and much more. » more »
A manager should have recognised that his behaviour towards younger female employees would come across as "odd" and "obsessive", the Fair Work Commission has ruled in rejecting his unfair dismissal claim. » more »
In this HR Daily webinar, a workplace lawyer will discuss where HR has the greatest ability to prevent psych claims, referring to case law involving grievance management and workplace investigations, disciplinary action and dismissals, and more. » more »
An employer acted reasonably in sacking an employee who tried to undermine managers, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, two misconduct-related dismissals upheld despite their procedural defects. » more »
A commission has ordered an employer to compensate an employee for a psychological injury he suffered after it failed to address his excessive workload and mismanaged allegations against him. » more »
Increasing visibility of career development opportunities and scrapping unnecessary role requirements were among Aon's most effective HR strategies last year, according to its people and culture director. » more »