Generals Protections claims – Employers Beware!

Following my recent unfair dismissal article I now look at how employers can defend general protections claims made to the Fair Work Commission. What are the general protections? General protections are contained in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Under the Act employers are prohibited from taking adverse action against an employee because they have,…

Making Staff Redundant – The Do’s and Don’ts

Last week, I wrote about things businesses should consider before deciding to make an employee redundant. This week, we look at the process for making an employee redundant and some of the Do’s and Don’ts. It is essential that you keep in mind that it is the role that is being made redundant, not the…

Thinking about letting staff go after JobKeeper? Think about this first…

Are you thinking about letting staff go when Jobkeeper payments end? Katherine Hietbrink, Employment Lawyer and HR Advisor, tells us what to consider before making staff redundant during this time.   Over the next 4 weeks Katherine will be providing information on the do’s and don’t of redundancies, unfair dismissal claims and general protections for…