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  • 17/03/2015

    Working For Another Employer Whilst On Annual Leave? That’s OK, Says The FWC

    Do you have a say about what your employees get up to whilst on annual leave?

    Are they able to undertake paid work during this time?

    The FWC has handed down a decision about what employees can get up to outside of work hours – which serves as a reminder for all employers to take a careful look at their employment contracts.

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  • 03/03/2015

    Bullying: When, Where, How

    Workers can seek anti-bullying orders from the Fair Work Commission if they are being bullied at work. But what constitutes being ‘at work’? Does it include comments made on social media? Or comments made during lunch breaks?

    A recent decision of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has highlighted what employers should look out for to avoid bullying occurring in their workplace.