…the tough get going – Termination of employment

…the tough get going – Termination of employment

Termination of employment should be a last resort to address an employee’s performance issues. Terminating an employee without first engaging in a performance management process and following best practice procedures exposes the employer to a risk of a claim for...
Help or hindrance – The role of a support person

Help or hindrance – The role of a support person

Employees are entitled to have a support person present during any meetings with their employer relating to the employee’s performance, a workplace investigation or disciplinary action. The role of the support person is to provide the employee with emotional support...
Rule 136…the application is in. What happens next?

Rule 136…the application is in. What happens next?

You’ve lodged your application under Rule 136 of the Pharmacy Location Rules.   You’re wondering, what happens next? Approximately one week prior to the scheduled meeting date, the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority (“Authority”) will email the applicant, the...