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Medical Incapacity - Four Common Mistakes

Posted by on 13 June 2014 | 0 Comments

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Are you looking at the possibility of exiting an employee who is not attending work often enough (or at all), due to injury or ill health? Read here to learn about four common mistakes that are made in the process of medical incapacity.

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Too Sick to Work - Can You Dismiss?

Posted by on 11 June 2014 | 0 Comments

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Discussing a proposal to dismiss an employee on long term sick leave is an essential step in the dismissal process – even if the employee is off work for several weeks due to ill health. Henry Cooper, a senior shepherd at Mt Pember Station (MPS), was dismissed for medical incapacity following heart surgery. The failure to meet with Mr Cooper cost the employer $18,500 in wages and compensation. 

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