Why business needs policies and procedures

In a recent claim for unfair dismissal brought before the Fair Work Commission the case was found in the employer’s (Linfox) who it seems had clearly set out behavioural expectations in their organisational policies and procedures.

The matter hinged on the employee having a mobile phone switched on during working hours contrary to company policy.  This contravention was one of a collection of non-compliance issues attaching to the employee’s stance on company directives including the refusal to sign a document in relation to social media.

Does your organisation have robust policies and procedures in place?  Compliance Essentials can assist and with other compliance matters for your organisation.  Contact us on 1300 602 880 or via our website www.complianceessentials.com.au

 

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