The Fair Work Commission didn’t see the “humour” in the situation after a worker accidentally sent her boss a text message that wasn’t meant for his eyes.
The FWC has dismissed a worker’s unfair dismissal claim after the Defence Department ordered her to return to work after consulting its own specialist rather than the employee’s.
An employee who threatened to exact revenge on coworkers who he alleged had bullied him into resignation recently lost his FWC bid for constructive dismissal.
Most employers know the definition of 'bullying behaviour' is hazy at best. Michael Michalandos outlines exactly where this confusion lies and what employers need to be wary of.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry has struck up a deal with a South Australian union which, if successful, could begin to dismantle penalty rates in the retail industry.
Recent internal documents have shown that a number of public sector employees are worried about the decisions that their employers might make in the near future.
Of the top 40 companies, 88% offer paid volunteer leave, with 61% offering a budget to support volunteering
Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders
Despite the recent trend towards business focused HR, a new report indicates that many HR directors still have some way to go