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 most common breaches related to underpayment of workers base hourly rates
As the workplace transforms, employees have a whole new set of expectations from their managers and HR departments
Gillian Davie, chief people officer, NetComm Wireless, talks to HRD about the importance of data integrity