Yes. You will not have cover where you have acted without taking legal advice from a practitioner in employment law first approved by us.
No. These costs would normally form part of the company’s human resource/ staffing budget.
Any circumstance that could give rise to an employment dispute, including for example:
- The intention to institute redundancy procedures or discussions.
- Investigation by the Human Rights Commission or Privacy Commissioner.
- Allegations concerning harassment (sexual or otherwise)
- Proposals to make major changes to employment arrangements.
- Institution of disciplinary investigations.
- Concerns about competence or performance on which you propose to take action.
- Any contact from the Mediation Service.
OR receipt of any claim or grievance or threat thereof by or on behalf of any former, current or prospective employee.