Employees have a duty to be helpful

“Employees reasonably can be expected to work harmoniously with one another and have regard to the sensitivities of other people…

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Safety is king in unfair dismissal cases, or is it?

The Fair Work Commission will discount an award of compensation for unfair dismissal if it finds that although a dismissal…

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Where to look for employees’ legal duties?

The legal obligations owed by employees to their employers have various sources. They may be express, for example from the…

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Ready about; Fair Work Commission provides employers with clear air over entrenched workplace conflict

Sorting out personality clashes between colleagues is a nightmare for employers, and of course the affected employees, particularly where it…

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When is working a second job acceptable

A Vice President of the Fair Work Commission has upheld a claim of unfair dismissal by an employee who was…

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