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LEGISLATION & REGULATION

Fair Work system plagued by technicality and over-prescription

The Coalition Government has a "generational opportunity" to make enduring and significant changes to Australia's industrial relations system, according to a workplace lawyer.

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This week's top HR stories in brief

BULLYING, HARASSMENT & MISCONDUCT

This week's biggest HR stories cover: bullying; class actions; anti-discrimination law changes; mental health; industrial relations reform; and more... » more »

BULLYING, HARASSMENT & MISCONDUCT
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Pain demo "misguided" but dismissal was harsh

A senior employee who was sacked after he inflicted physical pain on new recruits without their consent has been reinstated, with a tribunal accepting he didn't intend them harm. » more »

TERMINATION
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Full bench quashes "hesitant" reinstatement of long-serving employee

A Commissioner's "hesitant" decision to reinstate an employee has been overturned after a full bench found a worker with his long tenure had no excuse for breaching established procedures. » more »

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, DISPUTES & UNIONS
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Webcast: What's next for industrial relations?

There is "movement afoot" in industrial relations reform. This webcast sheds light on the likely direction of the Coalition's review (including EA approvals, casual employment, labour hire and more); how the union movement might respond; and what employers should be thinking about. » more »

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