Industrial relations, disputes & unions (356 items)

Webcast: Personal culpability risks for HR professionals


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 »

Employer that condoned poor behaviour forfeited right to dismiss bullies


An employer that failed to conduct "frank and transparent" performance reviews, or promptly deal with behavioural issues, gave up its right to summarily dismiss two workers for bullying, the FWC has ruled. » more »

FWC grants legal representation request in bullying case, alters first orders


A Victorian employer will have legal representation in an upcoming bullying case after the Fair Work Commission accepted it had no employees with sufficient skills or experience to represent it. In a separate case, the Commission has altered its first substantive stop-bullying order to make it more practical to comply with. » more »