Workplace View

    View Authors October 2014

    In this month’s edition of Workplace View:

    • the lead article looks at how pranks and practical jokes in the workplace can backfire, particularly those involving email; 
    • there is an Employer Reminder about the role of support persons and the application of confidentiality to them in others’ disciplinary proceedings; 
    • the long awaited decision of the High Court in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker is summarised in Did You Know?; and 
    • we test your knowledge about when an employee can be requested to work on a public holiday.

    We hope you enjoy the October edition of Workplace View.