The 2019 Industry Survey: Training in the Workplace conducted by iHR Australia in 2019 saw over 200 responses from a diverse range of participants. In this week’s article we highlight some of the key findings from the survey results. A full version of the report “The hidden workplace training[…]
Performance review or bullying: Have you crossed a line when addressing your staff’s workplace performance?
When does an assessment of workplace performance become bullying? Depending on the circumstances, the difference between the two can be difficult to determine – and there is fine line that, if crossed, can lead to costly litigation and court fees.
Employees are entitled numerous leave options making forecasting accurate leave provisions quite challenging. While most employers have a handle on standard leave entitlements, those falling outside of the norm can prove tricky if you are unfamiliar with national, state and territory labour[…]
In the heat of the moment, often people who feel aggrieved in the workplace want to bring in lawyers right away. The reality of litigation is that it is time-consuming, expensive and does not always deliver a desired outcome. Most workplace disputes can be resolved amicably through workplace[…]
A growing skills shortage makes finding and keeping top talent a significant challenge. Methods that worked even a few years ago are no longer effective, thanks to evolving technology and a general change in employees’ attitude. All this means that HR executives have to find innovative ways to[…]
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Fair Work Commission upholds “cat and mouse” traffic bullying dismissal after workplace investigation
A recent case before the Fair Work Commission highlights the importance of employers investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace behaviour such as bullying, harassment and discrimination, irrespective of whether a formal complaint is made.