In the wake of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) releasing its guidelines for employers around…Continue
In over a decade as a workplace investigator, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard the phrase, “That’s just John” or “That’s just Jane. That’s just how she is.” from the co-workers of bullies and harassers.
It’s a phrase that sounds, at worst, dismissive and, at best, accepting of a co-worker’s frankly…Continue
One of your employees has resigned and now they’re accusing you of unfair dismissal! Why?
When your employee resigns, beware. There may be reasons behind their resignation that you are not aware of and a claim for ‘constructive dismissal’ may be on the horizon.
Generally, constructive dismissal occurs when the employer ignores or violates the contract of employment, creating an environment that the employee reasonably finds intolerable or untenable.