It is alleged that the HR department was too untrustworthy to approach with complaints.
Some managers might be tempted to summarily dismiss an employee who swears at them, but they should proceed with caution.
While there are all manner of reasons why HR may need to rescind a job offer, including many reasons that are beyond their control, it pays to get it right in order to avoid discrimination or adverse action claims. Athena Koelmeyer, principal and director of Workplace Law, outlines to HCTV what the pitfalls are.
During disciplinary meetings, it is important to be clear about the role of the employee’s support person.
The case involved sex, drugs and workplace rights. But eventually, a brothel owner’s adverse action secured its former receptionist’s court win.
A legal expert talks us through what the proposed new changes to South Australia’s workplace safety legislation really mean for employers
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo