Industrial relations

Employer who fired worker over Mother's Day plans loses unfair dismissal claim

Employer who fired worker over Mother's Day plans loses unfair dismissal claim

Case explores how HR should consider shift requests due to family and holiday plans

Faulty payroll system costs employer more than $7 million

Faulty payroll system costs employer more than $7 million

Find out how you can avoid a multimillion-dollar mistake by checking your systems regularly

Timelines on terminations: How should HR notify a worker about their dismissal?

Timelines on terminations: How should HR notify a worker about their dismissal?

Case deals with worker who got notified 24 hours before dismissal date

Worker fights employer's 'unreasonable' policy over safety concerns

Worker fights employer's 'unreasonable' policy over safety concerns

Case clarifies what it means to have a 'reasonable' set of rules for employees

When is a worker's refusal to work considered a 'renunciation' of their role?

When is a worker's refusal to work considered a 'renunciation' of their role?

Case deals with worker who says she's 'uncomfortable' doing some tasks due to ‘inexperience’

Government preps new law to 'better protect gig workers'

Government preps new law to 'better protect gig workers'

Reforms hope to put pressure on companies to restructure their employment models