Employment law

Casuals to full-time: Will Fair Work Act changes cause HR headache for contracts?

Casuals to full-time: Will Fair Work Act changes cause HR headache for contracts?

Julian Arndt, Director at ABLA, tells HRD that misclassification in contracts could carry hefty ramifications

'Incapable of performance': Domestic violence order frustrates employment contract

'Incapable of performance': Domestic violence order frustrates employment contract

Is it unfair dismissal? FWC probes impact on worker's duties

Customer service advisor claims 'coercive' team leader forced her resignation

Customer service advisor claims 'coercive' team leader forced her resignation

After unscheduled absences, worker says she faced 'ultimatum'

$380,000 fine for harmful work culture

$380,000 fine for harmful work culture

Fine demonstrates consequences for employers that don’t ensure they have mentally healthy workplaces

Queensland to require employers to address sexual harassment risks

Queensland to require employers to address sexual harassment risks

New reforms also mandate employers to develop written sexual harassment prevention plan

Can a client's directive dismiss a worker?

Can a client's directive dismiss a worker?

Fights between co-workers lead to summary dismissal. Is it unfair?