Industrial relations, disputes & unions (356 items)

Five big lessons from the anti-bullying tribunal

In some of the key cases handed down in the anti-bullying jurisdiction so far, the Fair Work Commission has provided useful guidance on what constitutes "repeated unreasonable behaviour", but also raised concerns about the scope of orders it can make. » more »



Webcast: Procedurally fair workplace investigations

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Without procedural fairness, even the most seemingly justified disciplinary decisions can be challenged and overturned. Don't risk this happening after your next workplace investigation. This webcast covers:

  • The three principles of procedural fairness;
  • The "evidence rule";
  • Practical case law lessons from past investigations; and more.
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Don't rely on clauses for protection from independent contractor claims

Engaging independent contractors used to be "relatively easy", but the contract clauses that previously protected organisations from contractor claims are not as defensible as they once were, according to Ashurst senior associate, Taboka Finn. » more »


Webcast: Contingent workers - manage your risks

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Casuals, contractors, labour hire and fixed-term employees can be a valuable asset to an organisation - or its biggest risk. Watch this webcast to understand which factors to consider when deciding to engage the various types of contingent workers; and more. » more »