Contract, casual & contingent work (208 items)

Intoxication dismissal harsh; FWC rejects stay application; Labour hire licensing; and more

The Fair Work Commission has found it was harsh to sack an employee who claimed work incidents caused him to fail a random blood-alcohol test. Meanwhile, an employer criticised for massive procedural fairness failings is appealing an unfair dismissal ruling; a third state is introducing labour hire licensing; and more. » more »

Post-investigation culture research; Hiring intentions steady; and more

The period immediately after a workplace misconduct investigation tends to be a missed opportunity to improve organisational and team culture, investigation specialists say. Meanwhile, HR professionals are optimistic about hiring in Q3, employers and managers have been fined for sham contracting breaches, and more. » more »