Successfully managing full time and contract staff under the Fijian labour laws is an extremely delicate task. Both Line and HR Managers must be 100% certain that their actions are completely compliant, procedurally fair and equitable if they are to avoid costly compensation.
When dealing with complex issues like chairing disciplinary hearings, inefficiency, absenteeism, medical incapacity, tardiness, theft and any other challenging staff-related issues, managers need to adhere strictly to the labour law edicts, whilst still performing in a way that has the company’s best interest at heart.
This practical, 1-day course will provide HR and Line Managers with the critical information they must keep in mind when managing, hiring, disciplining, censoring, dismissing or retrenching staff.
- Avoiding unexpected labour issues by understanding the definitions, limitations and legal position regarding temporary and contract workers in terms of the Employment Relations Act.
- Discovering the most efficient, compliant and effective ways of dealing with a multitude of staff related issues, including misconduct, poor performance and incapacity.
- Establishing and maintaining a legally sound business relationship from the start by being mindful of procedures to follow when interviewing and hiring.
- Avoiding opening your organisation up to litigation by handling reports of discrimination or harassment according to best practice.