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Unfair dismissal costs employer $70k; Workplace gender equality leaders; and more

The Fair Work Commission has awarded an employee nearly $70k in compensation after he was unfairly dismissed for calling a co-worker a "f-cking scab". Also in this article, a record number of organisations have been recognised for gender equality efforts; HR professional salaries have grown four per cent; and more. » more »




Procedural deficiency didn't undermine misconduct dismissal; Conversion rights extended; and more

An employee's dismissal for misleading clients was fair despite his employer's lack of prior warnings, the Fair Work Commission has found. Also in this article: rulings on complaints management and s-xual harassment; casual conversion rights extended; the most important skill for the future of work; and more. » more »






$35k costs order after HR "extortion"; Workplace learning demand boom; and more

The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a sacked HR coordinator to pay $35k in costs, after he unreasonably refused his former employer's settlement offers. Also in this article, recent adverse action and redundancy decisions, workplace learning needs to double, and more. » more »