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  1. Social media no substitute for face-to-face meetings during performance management

    19 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission found the dismissal of a casual bartender to be unfair despite there being a valid reason because of the manner in which the disciplinary action was communicated to her. The Fair Work Commission issued a warning to employers when...

  2. Employer fails in procedural fairness

    4 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission found in a recent case that an employee was unfairly dismissed. The employer alleged the employee had stolen company property. However, it was later found that the investigation process lacked procedural fairness. In Issue A...

  3. Reminder: Separate romance and work

    28 September 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission demonstrates how romantic relationships in the workplace can interfere with the professional employment relationship, and how decisions made in the “heat of the moment” may be dangerous. In Issue...