Bullying, harassment & misconduct (667 items)





Don't ignore the warning signs of fraud

HR professionals who recognise the warning signs of someone who may be stealing from their company can take steps to stop fraud or theft before it goes too far, Lander and Rogers partner Craig Higginbotham and senior associate Aaron Goonrey told an employer briefing recently. » more »




Webcast: Managing workplace psychological injury risks

Most HR policies fail to deal with modern bullying, discrimination and harassment challenges - including after-hours misconduct and misuse of social networks - says workplace lawyer Brad Swebeck. In this presentation, he and fellow Hicksons Lawyers partner Stewart Cameron outline:

  • How to detect, prevent and manage bullying, discrimination and harassment;
  • New psychological injury risks posed by misuse of social networks/media;
  • What to include in bullying and harassment policies;
  • Your rights and responsibilities when managing employees' out-of-hours behaviour;
  • Appropriate responses to employee complaints;
  • Lessons to be learned from successful claims brought against employers;
  • How to defend spurious claims;
  • How to avoid claims arising from performance management; and
  • HR managers' liability for psychological injury under the existing and new OHS national framework.
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"Sensitive" investigations require extra preparation

A recent workers' compensation decision involving an employer's bungled inquiry into a workplace conflict of interest should ring alarm bells for employers, and highlights some important do's and don'ts for investigating personal or sensitive matters. » more »