Alison Baker outlines what the repercussions are for employers following on from the Barclay case.
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.
HR would be more than justified in summarily dismissing an employee following a theft, right? Wrong.
In a potentially far-reaching decision, Fair Work Australia (FWA) has found that the redundancy of a senior manager was not genuine because the employer failed to offer the chance of redeployment to a lower position within the organisation.
A HR manager was forced out of his job after posting his CV on LinkedIn and ticking the ‘interested in career opportunities’ box, a tribunal in the UK has heard.
The uncertain economic outlook and ongoing market volatility has put redundancies back on the agenda, prompting leading workplace consultants to warn Australian companies not to repeat the mistakes made during the GFC.
Fifty pages of leaked emails have purported to reveal widespread discrimination and harassment within Apple’s workforce
Choosing to conduct an internal investigation into a work grievance can put HR into a highly vulnerable position, warns one legal expert
An HR professional has pleaded guilty to inappropriately using her company credit card and tampering with financial records