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  • 20/01/2015

    Sacking One Half Of A Feuding Duo Not Considered Unfair

    Whether it’s a personality clash, difference of opinion or misguided ambitiousness – sometimes, workers just don’t get along.

    The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has recently held that the sacking of one of two workers involved in a workplace conflict was not unfair.

    However, employers must ensure that they have taken appropriate measures to try and address the problem in the first place.
  • 06/01/2015

    Sacking The Office 'Weirdo'

    A recent Fair Work Commission decision has held that an employer was entitled to sack a “strange” worker. But employers beware: have your strategy in place to avoid being caught out with an unfair dismissal claim.