Example Case Studies
Our case studies provide you with an idea of the risks that employers face on a day to day basis, both in terms of the type of claims that can arise and also the cost of claims to businesses that do not have the benefit of Employsure's services.
Employers across Australia are facing these sorts of claims every day. Is your business protected against these risks?
An employer dismissed an employee for accessing certain websites and sending inappropriate emails during office hours, in breach of the employer's internet and IT policy. The employee complained to Fair Work Australia that the dismissal was unfair. The employer was ordered to pay $35,000 in compensation and a legal bill of over $20,000. more
An employer decided that it needed to make a redundancy in its workforce. After a period of consultation, an employee was selected and made redundant. The employee later made a claim under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act, in which she stated that she had been selected for redundancy because she had told her manager that she was pregnant a week before her dismissal. more
After a period of suspicious behaviour, an employee resigned, claiming that he was looking for a change of career. The employer discovered a week later that the employee had set up a business in direct competition. more
A group of employees complained to their employer that they had not been receiving the correct pay under their award. The employer disputed in this, believing that it had reached a workplace level agreement with its employees. more