WHEN EMPLOYMENT ENDS…

WHEN EMPLOYMENT ENDS…

The parting of the ways The reasons that an employee leaves a business can be many and varied and, in the majority of cases, it can be a happy time for all concerned, even if it maybe coloured a little by the sadness of losing a quality and long-serving staff member....

FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN FOCUSES ON CLEANING UP

FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN FOCUSES ON CLEANING UP

Recent Cases Have Highlighted some Worrying Trends  FWO Focus for 2021/22 The Fair Work Ombudsman spoke recently about turning their focus for the coming financial year on contract cleaning businesses after a recent spate of cases in the industry.The Fair Work...

Jobkeeper 2.0: What you need to know

Jobkeeper 2.0: What you need to know

Need help making sense of Jobkeeper?  Find out how Assurance HR can help.  Call 1800 577 515 As a business owner you’re probably aware that the Jobkeeper scheme finishes in a couple of days (Monday, September 28th) and Jobkeeper 2.0 will begin in its place for...

Carer’s leave

Carer’s leave

Dealing with employees and carer’s leave can be tricky. At times it’s a simple situation, “my kid has a cold and can’t go to school, can I take the day off?” and other times things are a lot more personal, complicated, and emotionally laden. It’s important to be aware...

Family and Domestic Violence leave

Family and Domestic Violence leave

Domestic violence is a horrible situation, and a very real one for millions of Australians. Examples of domestic violence include violent, threatening or other abusive behaviour by an employee’s close relative that seeks to coerce or control the employee, and/or...

What to expect at a hearing

What to expect at a hearing

An unfair dismissal hearing (or a determinative conference) is the final step if a situation cannot be resolved through the conciliation process and the application hasn’t been withdrawn. This is a legal proceeding that results in a clear outcome that must be upheld....

The end of proceedings

The end of proceedings

As we’ve said previously, every unfair dismissal case is unique, and every story a different one. The possible outcomes from a hearing or conference will also depend on the type of matter that’s being dealt with. If your case progresses to a conference or hearing,...

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