The 24-year-old worker was also accused of sending work files to his personal email account
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
The Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning to employers that underpayment of wages will incur penalties.
A five-year legal battle has resulted in a compensation payout for a public servant who was injured whilst having sex on a work trip.
The adverse action provision of the Fair Work Act is relatively new on the industrial relations landscape, and a new decision has put significant qualifications around this clause of the legislation.
Fair Work Australia has previously ruled on numerous cases involving pornography on work computers – but what can you do if an employee is actually distributing the material?
Would an employee’s criminal conviction for domestic violence be grounds for dismissal? You may assume their off duty behaviour automatically influences their work life – but a new court ruling says otherwise.
Requiring an employee to work on a public holiday is an unpleasant reality for many employers throughout Australia this holiday season – what are your rights if they refuse?
A workplace investigation can turn into a fully-fledged fiasco more likely to start a fire than put one out
Despite advances in technology, human skills are more important than ever