Terminations – Terminations by email, text, phone and social media. A timely reminder.

May 2018: The FWC has issued warnings to employers, with Fair Work Commission Member Peter Sams saying in one case “I do not consider that informing an employee of their dismissal by phone, text or email, to be an appropriate means of conveying a decision which has such serious ramifications for an employee.” The exception was noted for instances where there were potential safety ramifications.