“There is nothing wrong with sending the message that an employee should indeed resign if that is the only alternative to continuing to participate knowingly in illegal activity, ideally coupled with reporting the conduct … to the Fair Work Ombudsman”.
When can employers lawfully direct an employee to provided further medical evidence is often one of the key questions when managing ill or injured employees. This is a difficult issue for employers to grapple with because, like many employment issues, the answer is – ‘it depends’.
In this article, Kaitlyn Gulle of Lander & Rogers provides an analysis of recent adverse action decisions.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Julia discusses key changes that have occurred over the past six months, and identifies areas of legislative change in which employers should look out for in the near-future. Not only that, but Julia reminds us of the significant penalties for breaching particular laws and suggests the preventative steps employers can take to minimise risk.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – In this insightful video, David Cross from Norton Rose Fulbright shares 3 important lessons to remember when faced with the difficulties of managing ill & injured employees where mental health issues are present. These lessons are crucial, given the vast legal issues at stake when mishandling ill & injured employees.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – In this video, Lucy Shanahan from K&L Gates discusses key issues surrounding unfair dismissals and some of the most common mistakes organisations make in not meeting procedural fairness requirements.
Siobhan Anderson reflects on what she found particularly interesting & useful at the HR Law Masterclass. She touches on some of the key topics discussed at the event and what she learnt from some of the guest speakers.
Kylie Dunn from Russell McVeagh discusses the impacts of the Terranova case
Mental health, Fitness for work, Managing poor performance – David Dilger from Page Seager discusses three of the main issues HR practitioners are facing in 2017.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – In his experience, Perth based employment lawyer, Daniel White, says getting employee buy in is the most important aspect of getting an Enterprise Agreement approved.