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Employer acted “entirely reasonably” when terminating employee who worked flexible hours

Let’s get flexible

It is not uncommon for employers and employees to agree to flexible working hours, particularly in circumstances where the employee has family or other caring responsibilities. Such arrangements are best recorded in writing, setting out clear expectations of the employee.

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Interview with Business Essentials Daily

"Can I force my staff back to the office?"

Our Managing Director Athena Koelmeyer, was recently interviewed for the long-running Business Essentials podcast, about what happens when employees resist returning to the office.

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Employer’s refusal of flexible working arrangement was not a dismissal

Please, please, please, let me get what I want

One of the National Employment Standards (NES) under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) is the entitlement for employees in particular circumstances to request a flexible working arrangement with their employer. Such requests can only be refused by employers on reasonable business grounds.

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