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Beyond domestic violence leave: What comes next for Australian employers?

Beyond domestic violence leave: What comes next for Australian employers?

Existing laws insufficiently capture the ongoing and coercive nature of much abusive behaviour in rela­tionships

When can an employee be dismissed for lying on a resume?

When can an employee be dismissed for lying on a resume?

Here's what employers can do if they've caught a worker embellishing their resume

What are the legal risks of disciplining a union member?

What are the legal risks of disciplining a union member?

Employers must be mindful of not breaching the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act

When can you require an employee to undergo an independent medical examination?

When can you require an employee to undergo an independent medical examination?

Managing sick workers can be one of the most complex circumstances to deal with in the workplace

When can you terminate an employee who has a mental illness?

When can you terminate an employee who has a mental illness?

In all circumstances, HR needs to ensure that a fair process is followed prior to making a decision to terminate