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Employee reinstated despite "completely inappropriate" party behaviour

The Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of one worker who punched a supervisor in a drunken brawl at a social event but reinstated his colleague accused of the same conduct, finding the employer's investigation process lacked fairness.

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This week's top HR stories in brief

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This week's biggest HR stories cover: difficult conversations; stop-bullying applications; sponsorship regime changes; onboarding; and more... » more »


Protecting confidential information; Audio versus written statements; and more

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In this week's featured post, HR Daily Community member Shane Koelmeyer shares a reminder about taking steps to protect confidential information before employees leave. Community members are also discussing written versus audio statements in workplace investigations, investing in the 'right' relationships at work, monitoring employees' online activity and more. » more »

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Webcast: Unfair dismissal update

Certain Fair Work Commission rulings from 2019 will have a lasting impact on employers' defence of unfair dismissal claims. This HR Daily Premium webcast discusses key themes and lessons from the case law. » more »

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DV history relevant to harshness of dismissal

The Fair Work Commission has renewed its criticism of an employer for "crying poor and claiming inexperience" in its bungled dismissal of an employee who threatened a colleague with violence. » more »

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Webcast: Unfair dismissal update

Certain Fair Work Commission rulings from 2019 will have a lasting impact on employers' defence of unfair dismissal claims. This HR Daily Premium webcast discusses key themes and lessons from the case law. » more »

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