Adverse action (108 items)


Webcast: How to manage "challenging" employees

What does a best-practice process for managing difficult employees look like? Watch this webcast to understand your rights and responsibilities when managing performance and conduct issues. The presentation covers:

  • what constitutes a "challenging employee"?
  • how to distinguish between performance and conduct issues;
  • the costs of poor management of difficult employees;
  • an overview of legal risks;
  • what good performance management looks like;
  • "best practice" strategies and tools;
  • case studies of management of difficult employees;
  • a process for managing challenging employees;
  • fair and lawful termination of challenging employees; and more.
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Podcast: What the High Court's adverse action ruling means for employers

The High Court's Barclay ruling should "put employers' minds at ease" about their ability to successfully defend an adverse action claim, say Kemp Strang employment lawyers. In this podcast, Lisa Berton and Nick Noonan discuss the importance of the case; its practical implications; and the key steps employers should take to minimise the risk of facing or losing an adverse action claim. » more »




Productivity and equity the dual focus of FW Act review

More certainty around public holiday penalty rates, harmonised long-service leave provisions, and broader rights to request flexible work are among the recommendations of the Fair Work Act review's report. In this article, review panellist Ron McCallum outlines some of the key proposals that - if enacted - are likely to impact on employers. » more »