Dismissal, Behaviour, Investigations

Bullying; Harassment; Sexual harassment; Workplace investigations; Unfair dismissal

No “fair go” makes dismissal for a valid reason unfair

The Fair Work Commission will inevitably find a dismissal to be ‘unfair’ if, despite having legitimate performance concerns, an employer does not give the employee a ‘fair go’ to both respond to those concerns and improve their performance. For the full article, courtesy of Norton Rose Fulbright, click here.

Employer takes proactive steps to stamp out sexual harassment

At a time when the #MeToo Movement continues to gain momentum worldwide, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently found in favour of the City of Rockingham for sacking a long-standing senior employee for sending salacious texts during and after working hours to his female (and much more junior) colleagues. Courtesy of Moray & Agnew Lawyers, read more here