Policies & procedures (362 items)

Worker unapologetic over anti-Muslim email, reinstatement denied

A 65-year-old employee who forwarded an "entirely inappropriate" anti-Muslim email to multiple work colleagues has failed to obtain reinstatement due to a "real possibility" he would reoffend - and damage his employer's reputation in the process. » 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 »



First reporting season shows employers are 'failing' on gender equality

Employers' gender-equality efforts are failing because organisations aren't taking a strategic approach to the problem, according to Workplace Gender Equality Agency director Helen Conway. Meanwhile, a guide released today aims to show employers exactly what to focus on. » more »