So, what can you do if a Probationary Employee is underperforming? All new employees are placed on 6 months’ probation and will require a Performance Plan that sets out realistic and achievable goals to be met by the probationer during their probationary period. The probationer must be closely monitored and given ongoing and frequent support throughout this period. Should the
Franchisors and holding companies will now be held accountable for the underpayment of wages, poor wages record keeping and non-issuing of compliant pay slips. The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 passed the Parliament on 5 September giving the Fair Work Ombudsman capacity to take action in cases of exploitation of vulnerable workers. What does this mean.
What is employee misconduct? And what can you do about misconduct or suspected misconduct? Summary dismissal occurs when someone’s employment is terminated immediately and without notice. An employee can be summarily dismissed where they are guilty of serious misconduct. You only need to pay that employee for time worked up to the moment of termination. Both substantive and procedural fairness
On occasions, after following the step by step managing poor performance process, and where performance or behaviour has not improved or been sustained, it may be necessary to terminate the employee’s employment contract. To avoid unlawful dismissals you need to give the employee appropriate notice in writing. What amount of notice must be given? An employer needs to know how.
As a manager or a business owner/operator we need to deal with this problem by managing poor performance the right way. We have all worked with people that just don’t perform. Whether it is inappropriate behaviour, complete disregard for professional standards or they’re just not up to the job. Whatever the reason, when it comes to business it can be
A massive congratulations to Joanna, Conor and the Kid Sense Child Development team for taking out the Telstra Small Business of the Year 2017 Award last night. It was a honour to be there to celebrate this moment with you. We all know the sacrifice it takes to build a successful business and what drives us is our overwhelming passion.