What common sense steps can managers and HR professionals take to ensure they manage complaints and grivances to prevent legal action? Joydeep Hor and Carla Seymour have the answers.
Peter Punch tackles the 'political hot potato' of unfair dismissal claims by employees and the challenges facing employers operating in the current IR landscape.
Andrew Tobin, Brett Bolton and Damon King outline how to avoid the pitfalls and traps that can arise when trying to prevent a former employee from unfairly competing with you.
Peter Punch outlines the importance for employers in having a well-defined policy on the taking of sick leave.
Peter Doughman suggests employers develop social media policies and consider the use of disclaimers for work-related social networking.
Employers are reminded of the rules pertaining to parents who are 'keeping in touch' with their workplace during paid parental leave.
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
HC talks to one lawyer about situations when an employee can access paid personal leave
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