Employment problems

Types of Problems

There are many types of problems that can arise in the workplace. There are specific steps for employers and employees to take to resolve these problems.

Employer and Employee must do's

There are a number of must do’s in the employment relationship. These include doing things in a way that shows good faith, doing things for good reason and using a fair process.

Steps to resolve

There are processes to follow when working through employment relationship problems. Employers and employees should use these and try to resolve problems in a positive way.

Preventing relationship problems

The best way to prevent employment relationship problems is to stop issues before they start.

Escalating unresolved issues

Employers and employees can take further action if they can't resolve employment problems.


My name is Karl Perry.

I work with individuals, teams and organisations to help them achieve sustainable high performance.  I facilitate, coach, advise and teach people to problem solve.  For more than 25 years I have been helping people to solve problems and improve their working relationships.

I founded the Employment Relations Centre in 2000 to provide employment law, industrial relations and human resource advice and support.

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