The rise of the 'gig' economy brings with it some key legal considerations for employers, as Athena Koelmeyer outlines
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Following a $12,500 fine to a construction industry employer, a court has warned that eliminating bullying is a duty of care under common law.
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A security guard has lost a million dollar damages claim against his employer, even though they breached their non-delegable duty of care.
An employment lawyer outlines the lessons to be learned from a case that saw an abusive and intoxicated employee win an unfair dismissal claim.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
HRD talks to Edwina Trenchard-Smith about building a strategic HR-IT alliance
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made