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- 04/23/18--05:00: Australia: Quirks in modern awards: #5 - #8 - Swaab Attorneys
Warnings, performance improvement plans and formal meetings only become relevant after the minimum employment period.
In most workplaces, the mere act of swearing itself is unlikely to provide a sound basis for termination of employment.
Employers cannot rely on outer limit or maximum term contracts as a means to avoid unfair dismissal claims.
This article looks at accessorial liability, the powers of the FWO and how a workplace investigation may proceed.
A frequent mistake employers make when dealing with dismissal, is failing to afford employees "procedural fairness".
Employers should be careful about how they react to employees who submit a resignation "in the heat of the moment".
It is strongly advisable for employers to consider all other alternatives before taking action to dismiss an employee.
The case considered the issue of car allowances to determine the annual rate of earnings for unfair dismissal purposes.
FWC takes a "substance over form" approach in considering job titles and their relevance for a particular modern award.
The Regulations have been promulgated and the government proposes to extend the CSF Regime to proprietary companies.
As part of our series on odd and unusual terms in modern awards, these are more quirky clauses that employers may miss.
The decision particularly examines what constitutes "reckless" for the purpose of the penalty provisions of the WHS Act.
Your website can represent a significant danger to your own IP and a potential source of exposure to litigation by others.
An employee who is in receipt of workers compensation in NSW, is also entitled to take and accrue annual leave.
A matter that frequently causes confusion in the area of employment law is the interplay between notice and annual leave.
If an employee is paid annual leave loading during employment, it is also paid when calculating leave on termination.
Regular and systematic service as a casual does count when calculating redundancy (if that employee becomes permanent).
Consultation would not have produced a different conclusion, so the dismissal was not unfair by the failure to consult.
When a social media conduct complaint or issue is raised, the way to address it will depend upon the facts of the case.
Category 1 is when a duty holder recklessly exposes a person to whom a duty is owed to a risk of death or serious injury.