What role does the investigator and the investigation play in ensuring that a dismissal is not unfair? It is important that employers and investigators get it right the first time every time.
When an employee submits an unfair dismissal application after being terminated from their employment, the Fair Work Commission looks at 3 criteria; was the dismissal Harsh, unjust and/or…Continue
I have to agree with the article
Especially in relation to recommendation 17;
Amend the Sex Discrimination Act to introduce a positive duty on all employers to take reasonable and proportionate measures to eliminate sex discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation, as far as possible.
The government argued that such requirements are already implied…
Sexual Harassment law changes - Respect@Work 2020 report
HR Managers, employers & business owners - have you reviewed your sexual harassment policies & training in light of working from home & the 55 recommendations contained within the AHRC Respect@Work report relating to the National Sexual Harassment Survey.…Continue
Following on from my last article - 'Why do managers get complaints?', do you know the difference between workplace bullying and reasonable management action.
This article goes into more detail about what the Fair Work Act says in s789FD(2) - ‘Behaviour will not be considered bullying if it is reasonable management action carried out in a reasonable manner.’ and how I as an investigator address this question when conducting investigations against…