Shane Koelmeyer's Blog – April 2017 Archive (3)

Missed the train: Employer fined 250k for failing to provide training to work experience student

You have spent time, money and resources to hire the best candidate for the job and you cannot wait for them to get into their role.  Before they start, your new worker needs to be trained, especially in workplace health and safety (WHS).

Employers need to ensure that all workers are trained and understand the WHS policies and procedures. For…

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Added by Shane Koelmeyer on April 6, 2017 at 16:51 — No Comments

Quality assurance: Why employees must be qualified for the tasks they perform

Employers should not underestimate the importance of investing in workplace health and safety, including training for employees as well as ensuring that new hires or those promoted are qualified to perform the tasks of their new role.



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Added by Shane Koelmeyer on April 6, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Employment Law Essentials – What is “Procedural Fairness”?

Whether the termination of an employee’s employment was procedurally fair or unfair forms the basis of the unfair dismissal jurisdiction under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). Employers can often put themselves at risk of unfair dismissal claims when procedural fairness is not provided to employees during disciplinary action and / or the termination process.…

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Added by Shane Koelmeyer on April 6, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

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