The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has increased the salary threshold for unfair dismissal claims.
Despite its necessity to any business, many organisations may not be keeping adequate records. Here’s how you can make sure you’re on the level.
Squashing workplace bullying is something any HR manager can get behind. Whilst legislative changes, due to commence on 1 July, will see the FWC tackling the bullying problem, waiting around might get you caught in the crossfire.
The budget announcement that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will receive an extra $5m every year may indicate an expectation that claims will rise.
Despite a slight drop at the end of 2012, the latest figures released by the Fair Work Commission show that general protections claims (including adverse action claims) have risen.
Amendments to the Fair Work Act in March will allow a worker who reasonably believes they have been bullied at work to apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the bullying. Charles Power outlines what this means for business.
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
The 24-year-old worker was also accused of sending work files to his personal email account
Employers need to acknowledge that a person’s mental health is something that impacts their life and work