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Cough broke safety rules, warranted sacking; More JobKeeper changes proposed

An employee has failed to claim he was unfairly dismissed for coughing in a nurse's face while she took his temperature. Meanwhile "legacy" JobKeeper employers will retain some stand down flexibilities under proposed changes to the scheme. » more »


Timeframe shrinks for JobKeeper 2.0 forms; S-xualised comments deserved the sack; and more

A 'technicality' in the JobKeeper 2.0 extension has brought the deadline back by one week to Monday 24 August. Also in this article: an employee sacked for sexualised comments has lost his claim, and a wrap of recent unfair dismissal cases. » more »








Webcast: Managing sick leave, illness and absence

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It has never been more important for employers to properly manage sick leave and risks of illness in their workplace. In this webcast, a workplace lawyer discusses legal issues and considerations relating to personal leave entitlements, sick leave policies, dismissing sick employees, and more. » more »