A senior executive sacked after numerous run-ins with HR staff has won reinstatement plus nearly $1m in backpay. Also in this article, new rulings on workplace investigation failures; getting men more engaged with gender equality; and more.
The Federal Circuit Court has ordered a sacked HR coordinator to pay $35k in costs, after he unreasonably refused his former employer's settlement offers. Also in this article, recent adverse action and redundancy decisions, workplace learning needs to double, and more.
The Federal Court has found an employer took unlawful adverse action against an employee with a psychological injury, rejecting that his dismissal arose from what the HR manager described as a "misstep".
Confusion about the difference between unfair dismissal and general protections claims warranted giving an employee an extension of time, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, HR salaries in major cities; employers' role in reskilling employees; and more.
The Federal Court has ordered a host employer to reinstate a labour hire worker until her adverse action claim against it is determined. Also in this article, general protections claims continue to rise; the FWO won record penalties in the past financial year; and more.
Managing caregiving employees has never been so challenging, and policies that were considered "progressive" not long ago are now just "expected". Learn what now ranks as best practice and where your organisation can step up at this HR Daily webinar.