A case in which a worker was awarded more than NZD$100K serves as a reminder to employers to make sure they are fulfilling their fundamental obligations.
Dismissing any employee is a challenge, but dismissing an executive brings its own legal minefield, as George Spiliotis and Aneeka Munshey explain.
How an employee is terminated can be a minefield, with many employers finding themselves before the Fair Work Commission because they got it wrong. In this first of a series on common employer mistakes, HC looks at terminating without a preceding investigation.
Figures released by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) back up claims that all too often employers are left with no choice but to pay ‘go-away’ money to sacked workers, rather than endure the expense of arbitration.
Kathryn Dent provides key tips to minimise exposure to legal risks relating to termination such as unfair dismissal.
Often conduct complained about in the workplace is not actually bullying behaviour
HRD looks at where HR can benefit from technological disruption and innovation
The bank is looking to hire 600 technology specialists to drive its technology transformation