Dismissing an employee without an adequate understanding of the law is incredibly risky and can expose you to numerous legal and financial penalties.
The cost of merely defending an unfair dismissal claim can be tens of thousands of dollars, especially when an out-of-court settlement is agreed to.
And more cases are being formally heard by the Fair Work Commission. In the 2016-2017 financial year, the FWC reported over 7000 settlements involving money, including over 30 where the employee received a payout in excess of $40,000.
When it comes to any dismissal matter, every employer has to follow strict legal obligations. All employees are entitled to procedural fairness.
But managing a dismissal lawfully requires proper legal knowledge and professional guidance.
In Managing Lawful Dismissal 2018, prominent employment lawyer Charles Power details everything employers must do to stay within the law when dismissing an employee.
This eBook comprehensively explains:
- What makes a dismissal unlawful
- When and how to lawfully dismiss and employee
- How workplace policies and procedures can be used to manage a dismissal
- Effective alternatives to dismissal
- Your notice and termination pay requirements
The guide is packed with vital:
When dismissal is the only option left, you must act very carefully.
With Managing Lawful Dismissal 2018 you have all the information you need to minimise any legal and financial dangers and manage a dismissal successfully.