The Federal Government has announced an overhaul of anti-discrimination laws, including shifting the burden of proof to the defendant once a prima facie case has been established.
Employers have been so concerned about limiting access to social media during work hours that they may have dropped the ball when it comes to something far more serious happening under their noses: the leakage of confidential information in the digital age.
Nichola Constant and Erin Lynch outline the role of restraints of trade, including non-compete clauses, and what recent findings from the Federal Court mean for business.
Who is responsible for protecting company information in the social media age? Does HR have a role to play in preventing ‘data leakage’?
Dismissing an employee for health reasons could lead to legal trouble – so it’s a good idea to exercise compassion and good sense when dealing with an ill or injured employee.
The long-awaited decision in the case of Barclay v The Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE has been handed down and is being celebrated as a major win for employers fighting adverse action claims.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm