New research shows it would be a mistake for employers to return to business as usual instead of maintaining their workplace flexibility. Also in this article: the Federal Circuit Court has rejected an injured worker's adverse action claim; new rulings on standdowns, JobKeeper disputes and more; and fewer employees are coming out at work.
The Fair Work Commission has affirmed it cannot reopen a settled unfair dismissal dispute, despite an employee's complaint about non-compliance with its terms. Also in this article, new case law involving redundancy consultation, absenteeism, CCTV surveillance and underpayments; gender equality becomes law in Victoria; and more.
An employee dismissed by text message has been awarded maximum compensation. Also in this article, a worker has failed in his application for stop-bullying orders before he returns to work; employers criticise proposed religious freedom laws; 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.