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Performance Management and Ending Employment: How much procedural fairness is enough?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Workplace Privacy, Employment and Human Resources, Employment Law, Employment Agreements

What is this thing called “procedural fairness”?

Breach of workplace rights and adverse action 2013: Still a worker’s paradise?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Employment and Human Resources, Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Law, Workplace disputes, Employment Agreements

Taking effect from 1 July 2009, the ability for a claimant to bring a claim of breach of workplace rights (also known as an adverse action claim) under...

Industrial and Employment Law Alert: High Court of Australia eases the burden (of proof) on employers responding to “adverse action” claims under the Fair Work Act

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Discrimination, Harassment, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal, Employment and Human Resources

A landmark decision delivered in the High Court of Australia last week will be welcome news to employers facing claims of adverse action from employees....

What do the new Queensland WHS laws mean for you?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Discrimination, Harassment, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Unfair Dismissal

From 1 January 2012, Queensland will have new WHS laws as part of a national system (although not all states have signed up at this stage). The new laws...

Employment Issues – Undisclosed Criminal Record

Filed under: Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Discrimination, Workplace Privacy, Human Rights

From time to time, clients have asked whether they can terminate an employee’s employment on the basis that they have discovered that when the employee...

Social Networking for Organisations

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Divorce, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal, IT, Entertainment, Sports, Leisure, Intellectual Property, Media Law, Marketing & Advertising

Twitter, Myspace, Youtube and Facebook have all become household names and whether you like it or not, the employees in your organisation are participating...

New developments in workplace privacy

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, OHS, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Freedom of Information

The Victorian Law Reform Commission's Workplace Privacy Options Paper proposes two options for reform that are significantly different from the current...

The Spam Act Sets Hurdles for Businesses

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Workplace Privacy, IT, Telecommunications, Marketing & Advertising

Businesses should note that the forthcoming (April 10) Spam Act goes beyond protecting consumers against bulk offensive messages. It will also restrict...

Circulating Pornographic Emails at Work Held to Justify Termination

Filed under: OHS, Workplace Privacy, Industrial Relations, Redundancy, Unfair Dismissal, IT, Telecommunications

b>FactsMr Williams began working at Centrelink in October 2000. In November 2002 he became a harassment contact officer for the Ballarat office and was...

$7000 ordered for compensation breach

Filed under: Workplace Privacy

If you thought that the Privacy Commissioner was a toothless tiger, think again.

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