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Crossing the boundaries: when can employers intervene in personal relationships in the workplace?

USA, Australia - August 1 2017 Workplace romances have recently been in the spotlight thanks to two highly publicised news stories. The resignation of two Senior AFL Executives for...

Tarishi Desai, Libby Pallot, Ben Tallboys, Abbey Burns, Caitlin Walsh.

Update: SCHADS Award changes; Mondelez Appeal; Victorian Portable Long Service Leave Scheme

Australia - September 23 2019 Changes to SCHADS Award for casuals - new overtime and penalty rates...

Walter MacCallum, Caitlin Meers, Libby Pallot, Ben Tallboys, Abbey Burns, Caitlin Walsh.

Poor performance or misconduct? An important distinction

Australia - July 26 2019 When will an employee’s poor performance constitute misconduct? The Fair Work Commission has considered this question in the recent unfair dismissal...

Walter MacCallum, Libby Pallot, Ben Tallboys, Abbey Burns, Caitlin Walsh.

Drawing the line: when “workplace banter” is unacceptable conduct

Australia - August 10 2018 This case highlights the need for cultural change concerning unacceptable conduct in workplaces and the vital role that employers play in educating...

Libby Pallot, Ben Tallboys, Abbey Burns, Caitlin Walsh.

Conflict of interest in the workplace: recognising, avoiding and resolving

Australia - February 19 2020 Former Minister Bridget McKenzie's much-publicised involvement in the Community Sports Infrastructure Grants Program highlights how conflicts of...

Walter MacCallum, Caitlin Meers, Natasha Sim, Libby Pallot, Ben Tallboys, Abbey Burns, Caitlin Walsh.