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JH Briefs

20/05/2022

JH Briefs is a blog summarising interesting takeaways from cases decided in the past week.

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Can employees bring a support person to formal meetings?

05/05/2022

For most employees, attending a formal meeting relating to their employment is a daunting experience. Formal meetings could include a meeting to discuss an employee’s performance or as part of an investigation into an employee’s conduct, such as disciplinary and termination meetings. Having a support person…

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JH Briefs

29/04/2022

JH Briefs is a blog summarising interesting takeaways from cases decided in the past week.

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What legal protections do employees have against discrimination because of a physical or mental disability?

28/04/2022

Facing discrimination in the workplace can be a stressful and upsetting experience, especially for individuals struggling with mental health. The Fair Work Act (the Act) provides protection for employees, insofar as it provides that employers must not take adverse action against an employee or prospective employee…

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JH Briefs

14/04/2022

JH Briefs is a blog summarising interesting takeaways from cases decided in the past week.

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Can employees be dismissed for a temporary absence due to illness or injury?

13/04/2022

Employees are entitled to take paid personal leave when they are not fit for work due to personal illness or injury or if they need to provide care to an ill or injured member of their immediate family or household. Often, an employee may only require…

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