Experts are warning that the personal liability provisions under the Fair Work Act are so broad that HR could be held accountable for breaches of the legislation.
It’s an HR no-brainer: if an employee was dismissed for poor performance, any subsequent references provided by the organisation should reflect this. Yet legally, it’s not that simple.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is prosecuting a company following the dismissal of an employee who took carer’s and compassionate leave. Adverse action claims remain a front-line concern for HR.
Claims under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act are on the rise and are causing small businesses untold problems, according to a legal expert.
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An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras