An “Order for a Summary Hearing” is an employer’s tool to seek early dismissal of the Application on the basis that ‘there is no reasonable prospect that the Application will succeed’ at a full hearing. Hence, it should be dispensed quickly and efficiently.
Retired football coach, broadcaster and motivational speaker Lou Holtz said, “Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.” Although this may have some truth for most of us, employers must be careful not to fall into either category.
Workplace bullying and harassment are making news across the country, and legislators and courts are trying to understand and address the twin issues. A recent HRinfodesk survey indicates that our readers are grappling with bullying and harassment as well. A couple of months ago, we asked: