Unfair dismissal and lying in recruitment

There are at least three circumstances in which a failure by an employee in a recruitment process to disclose previous…

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Termination of employment; pre-employment honesty

The Fair Work Commission, in an unfair dismissal case, will regard dishonest during recruitment as potentially legitimate grounds for termination…

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Opening a can of worms; checking Facebook by a prospective employer

On Thursday I was asked by an employer whether it is lawful (in his words is it OK?) to take…

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Discrimination due to criminal record

Is it unlawful to discriminate against an employee or prospective employee due to a criminal record? There is nothing in…

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