Posts Tagged: Fair Work Commission

Accessorial Liability – To resign or not to resign: that is the question, if you know you are involved in breaches of the Fair Work Act

“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”.

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Experienced HR professionals considered capable of representing an employer

Employee Assist Principal, Amnon Kelemen writes that in unfair dismissal proceedings before the FWC, “an experienced and/or qualified HR professional will generally be considered capable of representing an employer even in circumstances where they is also a witness.” This article provides case examples readers can learn from.

Three recent decisions of the Fair Work Commission (FWC)

Simon Billing of Corrs Chambers Westgarth writes about three recent decisions of the Fair Work Commission (FWC), which serve as a reminder to employers that “despite there being a valid reason for the dismissal of an employee, a range of other factors can lead to a finding of unfairness”. Read seven important questions to carefully consider.