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Belinda’s top five tips for conducting an internal workplace investigation
13 February 19
When an employee makes an informal or formal complaint, an employer should take immediate steps to stop the alleged conflict, protect the involved parties and begin investigations. Responsiveness to a complaint and an investigation will not only yield the best information and evidence, but it will also enhance both the investigator's and the employer's credibility. Employers are legally obligated to investigate complaints (harassment, discrimination, retaliation, safety and ethical) in a timely manner.
Employee who failed to disclose criminal history unfairly dismissed
13 February 19
In Kelvin Njau v Superior Food Group Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 7626 an employer who attempted to backdate a requirement that employees have a clean police record was found by the Fair Work Commission to have unfairly dismissed an employee who had a criminal past.

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The winners and losers of 2018: who received the largest personal injury awards and why?
19 February 19
In this session, Rebecca Senini and Zoe Trikamji will discuss personal injuries decisions from 2018 involving both large and small awards.
Webinar – Navigating the tax maze in family law files
21 February 19
Tax laws are complex, ever changing and often counterintuitive. Achieving the same result in a different way can have a very different tax outcome.