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Unfair Dismissal Law Changes Proposed
2 months ago

Unfair Dismissal Law Changes Proposed

The Federal Governments IR Review is considering proposals to implement penalties onto employees that bring unfair dismissal cases and then fail to actively pursue them, in an effort to address …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference
4 months ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference

By  •  HR Highlight

Carrying on the recent HR Highlight series on Unfair Dismissal, this weeks HR Highlight will explore the Conciliation Conference, the point in the unfair dismissal claim process that comes …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim
4 months ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim

By  •  HR Highlight

Last weeks HR Highlight explored the concepts of procedural fairness in managing staff issues at work, including where those issues result in termination of employment, see; https://acapmag.com.au/2019/08/hr-highlight-dismissal-what-makes-it-unfair/  .  This week …
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Unfair dismissal code needs repair
7 months ago

Unfair dismissal code needs repair

By  •  Employment

During the first three months of this year, the Fair Work Commission received a total of 3583 unfair dismissal applications. Less than 1% of these cases resulted in a finding …
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Petrol station fined more than $120,000 for underpayments faces court for second time in a year
5 years ago

Petrol station fined more than $120,000 for underpayments faces court for second time in a year

A Bendigo petrol station is facing court for the second time in just over 12 months, after it failed to compensate a worker who it unfairly dismissed.

Wedderburn Petroleum fronted …
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HR Highlight: Case Review – Unfair Dismissal

A lot of our role as managers of people is getting the documentation and communication right.  This can sometimes seem like an exercise in form filling.  But it can also …
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