In a fascinating case finalised in the Fair Work Commission last month, a Brisbane beautician had her general protections dispute involving dismissal dismissed, in part, thanks to evidence found on social media and submitted by her former employer, Brazilian Beauty. … keep reading
Once again, an employee has been awarded the maximum payout available through the Fair Work Commission, after being terminated by text message. … keep reading
Do you have a workplace social media policy? If you don’t, you really should!
With many Australians accessing Facebook, Instagram or other social media platforms daily, including during working hours, creating a clear understanding with employees as to what’s acceptable online behaviour in relation to your business is vital.
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Last month, failing to follow their own drug & alcohol policy cost Adelaide-based employer, Lincon Logistics Pty Ltd, $8150, when an unfair dismissal hearing found that the business didn’t have a valid reason to dismiss an employee, who had refused a blood test as part of a drug and alcohol test.