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Friday, 15 October 2021 2:49PM
The Federal Court has found an employer threatened employees with repatriation to "intimidate them into silence", knowing they would put up with below-award rates and conditions.
Wednesday, 06 October 2021 3:54PM
A chief people officer's decision to sack an employee for assisting police in a murder investigation was "irrational, if not bizarre", a court has found.
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 2:10PM
In their rush to make faster recruiting decisions in this tight candidate market, employers are opening themselves up to some legal risks and ethical issues, a lawyer says.
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 3:07PM
A court has expressed concerns about an employer's attempt to "sterilise" a former employee's ability to work for a potential competitor, without justification, in dismissing its interlocutory restraint case.
Thursday, 23 September 2021 2:07PM
Employers have only a few days left to assess whether to offer permanent employment to their casual workforce, but the new "proactive obligation" seems to have fallen off the radar for many.
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 4:39PM
HR software company Elmo knowingly helped a manager from competitor Employsure breach his employment contract by encouraging him to entice colleagues to its business, a court has ruled.
Friday, 17 September 2021 1:13PM
An employee who didn't disclose his mental health issues when he started working for an organisation, because of "privacy and stigma concerns", has lost his adverse action claim.
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 3:56PM
Employers have less than two weeks to assess whether to offer permanent employment to their casual workforce. Here's what needs to be happening now.
Thursday, 19 August 2021 12:55PM
An employee who claimed she was constructively dismissed because she couldn't return to full-time work after parental leave "cut short" her options by resigning, the Fair Work Commission has found.
Wednesday, 04 August 2021 3:16PM
The High Court's WorkPac ruling ends employers' uncertainty over class actions and reinforces the importance of setting clear expectations when employing casuals, a workplace lawyer says.
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