- Firing staff for the F-word? Think again!
Some managers might be tempted to summarily dismiss an employee who swears at them, but they should proceed with caution.
- The right way to rescind a job offer
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.
- Support persons and the disciplinary process
During disciplinary meetings, it is important to be clear about the role of the employee’s support person.
- Adverse action: Lessons from an Australian brothel
The case involved sex, drugs and workplace rights. But eventually, a brothel owner’s adverse action secured its former receptionist’s court win.
- Workplace safety revamp should serve as employer wake-up call: lawyer
A legal expert talks us through what the proposed new changes to South Australia’s workplace safety legislation really mean for employers
- You sacked them – but now they’re back!
Reinstating a sacked employee to their former role might have everyone feeling a little red-faced, but HR can successfully manage the situation, says legal expert.