Adverse action (97 items)

$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 »





Unfair dismissal and general protections claims 'confusing'; HR salary guide; and more

Confusion about the difference between unfair dismissal and general protections claims warranted giving an employee an extension of time, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, HR salaries in major cities; employers' role in reskilling employees; and more. » more »



Host ordered to reinstate on-hire worker; General protections claims increasing; and more

The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more. » more »