Compliance & case law (623 items)


"Undesirable" management doesn't equal bullying

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In a decision that contains useful guidance for HR professionals on when "undesirable" management behaviour is also "unreasonable", the Fair Work Commission has ruled that displaying intolerance or low-level anger towards a worker does not necessarily constitute bullying. » more »


Arriving at work drunk wasn't gross misconduct: Court

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Turning up to a conference still intoxicated from a work function the night before did not constitute gross misconduct by an executive, a court has ruled in awarding him nearly $300,000 in damages. » more »






Webcast: Personal culpability risks for HR professionals

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Every day, HR professionals are required to defend and explain their practices in courts and tribunals, with far-reaching ramifications including legal liability and reputational harm. Watch this webcast to understand how to protect yourself. » more »