‘Unfair dismissal’ is a phrase on the rise but is still a term that holds certain ambiguity for business owners. Melbourne-based B2B publisher, Portner Press define this HR issue as “when an employee is dismissed harshly, unjustly or unreasonably”, but, the question remains: is this simply just a popular term that is said but not actioned? Read more.
The camera never lies ….or does it? Read more.
Deducting money from an employee’s pay can be unlawful if not authorised and for the benefit of the employee. Read more.
The CCIQ employer assistance team has had an increase in inquires relating to resignations and what is a valid resignation. Read more.
Nasty comments in the workplace based on religion or culture are no longer acceptable – but the Fair Work Commission has also warned employers about following the right dismissal procedures. Read more.
A train driver who left a colleague behind after she got off the train to “have a pee” has won his job back following a successful unfair dismissal claim. Read more.
The probationary period is a time where an employer can make a decision on a newly recruited employee. Read more.