If an employee is caught in the process of intending to steal company property, is it enough for a dismissal? A Fair Work Commission decision provides some clarity on the issue.
A case in which a worker was awarded more than NZD$100K serves as a reminder to employers to make sure they are fulfilling their fundamental obligations.
Dismissing any employee is a challenge, but dismissing an executive brings its own legal minefield, as George Spiliotis and Aneeka Munshey explain.
How an employee is terminated can be a minefield, with many employers finding themselves before the Fair Work Commission because they got it wrong. In this first of a series on common employer mistakes, HC looks at terminating without a preceding investigation.
Figures released by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) back up claims that all too often employers are left with no choice but to pay ‘go-away’ money to sacked workers, rather than endure the expense of arbitration.
Kathryn Dent provides key tips to minimise exposure to legal risks relating to termination such as unfair dismissal.
The Attorney General has announced sweeping changes that will affect the way that HR professionals treat candidates who are pregnant
Transformative HR technologies are expected to take centre stage next year. What will you be focusing on in 2018?
Sometimes, the kindest thing to do is to tell employees the harsh truth – even if they don’t want to hear it