Workplace Investigation Guides & Articles

iHR-Australia-logo-square white

Ker-ching! Flawed workplace investigation costs company $1.4 million

Getting dismissals and terminations wrong can be costly and time-consuming. iHR Australia’s Director of Workplace Relations, John Boardman commented, “This case once again highlights the need for consistency and procedural…

iHR-Australia-logo-square white

The spy who employed me

A major transport company is facing unfair dismissal action for allegedly using a private investigator to spy on staff members taking leave to recover from workplace injuries. Action was taken…

iHR-Australia-logo-square white

The Dos and Don’ts of workplace investigations

HR practitioners and Line Managers are more regularly being called upon to conduct investigations into complaints by staff members, corresponding with the increasing number of stress related workers compensation claims that relate…

iHR-Australia-logo-square white

Workplace investigations and procedural fairness

A lack of procedural fairness has been the undoing of many a workplace investigation. Inadequate evidence, lack of notice, pre-determined decisions – are just some of the elements that can…