Workplace Wizards BlogA digest of workplace relations news and insights
A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (‘Commission’) has given the ‘green light’ to employers to quickly and validly dismiss troublesome employees if they refuse an earlier offer to ‘fall on their sword’ and resign. Mr Grundy, a welder, applied to the FWC...
Does an employee who has taken parental leave for their first child need to work an additional 12-month period before they are eligible to take a second parental leave period?
Will the new licence scheme be able to ‘crack-down’ on the exploitation of labour hire workers, and better regulate this industry? Or, could the new scheme make it more difficult for businesses to easily and affordably hire labour workers?
Restructures and redundancies can be extremely challenging for managers and employees alike. Positions filled by apprentices are often the first to be assessed for redundancy when undergoing a restructure as they are, by their nature, the least skilled and qualified...
Have you ever come across a resignation which has resulted from a heated argument, or a manager suggesting an employee should ‘jump before being pushed’ out of their job? We’d love to hear what you think about how the Fair Work Commission handles situations of seemingly ‘forced’ resignations. Are they getting it right?
The final blog in our ‘Employee Resignation’ series looks at the different requirements for casual employees when it comes to notice of resignation, and why casual employees should nonetheless carefully consider how best to smoothly and effectively resign from their job.
In the second instalment of our ’employee resignation’ series, we look at the ‘dos’ and ‘do nots’ of employee resignation letters, and how best to navigate the tricky resignation notice requirements.
To begin our ’employee resignation’ series, we look at the requirements for giving notice when resigning, and how to avoid the pitfalls of poor performance during the resignation notice period.
The team at Vervoe think we should stop recruiting employees based on whether they will fit into our particular workplace ‘culture’. What do you think?
In the final addition to our ‘Employment Termination’ blog series, we will guide employers through the most important procedural requirements when it comes to the fair dismissal of employees.