Dismissal

Donut King plays host to 'humiliating' sacking

Fair Work Australia

Daniel Hurst The manager of a jewellery kiosk company could have found a better location than a Donut King outlet to inform an employee she was being made redundant, Fair Work Australia has found.

Shining a light on moonlighting

James Adonis What’s the impact of moonlighting in the workplace? And on the employee?

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Casual work: a blessing or a curse?

James Adonis, Work in Progress

James Adonis Over two million Australians are classified as casual workers. And the trade unions aren't happy about it.

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All fired up

work

James Adonis Want to sack an employee? The Fair Work Ombudsman provides five tips employers should never forget.

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Employers: they want your vote!

Vote.

James Adonis In what is shaping up to be an uninspiring and visionless political campaign, there’s one massive group the combatants need to seduce in order to win the election.

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Teenager fired over Mum's wage concerns

Rania Spooner A Perth business has been accused of sacking a teenager because his mum questioned his alleged pay rate of less than $6 an hour.

You didn't hear this from me, but ...

Gossip.

James Adonis Gossip is the kind of thing that’s titillating to hear and fun to participate in … unless you’re the subject of the latest workplace tittle-tattle.

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Treading carefully: persevering with under-performers

Risky Business

Belinda Williams Individuals wield significant power in small businesses. So how long can employers afford to persevere with under-performing staff?