Investigations & procedural fairness (285 items)

Dismissal for "grossly disrespectful" conduct fair despite procedural flaws


An employer's failure to follow its own policy didn't automatically "doom" the outcome of its investigation, the Fair Work Commission has ruled, upholding the dismissal of a "loose cannon" who showed no willingness to change. » more »

Disciplinary meetings and procedural fairness


In this HR Daily Premium webinar, an employment lawyer will detail procedural fairness requirements, the role of a support person in disciplinary meetings, policy drafting considerations, and more. Premium members should click through to request a complimentary pass. Upgrade here for access if you're not already a Premium member. » more »

High Court to examine employers' duty of care during investigations


The extent of employers' duty of care to employees during workplace investigations is set to be examined by the High Court, after a worker who unsuccessfully sued for damages following an "insensitive" investigation was granted special leave to appeal the ruling. » more »