Policies HR needs to implement to ensure adequate procedures are in place for the prevention and management of sexual harassment in the workplace
Clayton Utz explain the Weinstein Effect: Managing inappropriate conduct in the workplace – managing sexual harassment, assessing legal risk, conducting investigations, assessing adversarial liability, and dealing with historical claims.
In a recent case, the FWC granted its first interim order issued in its anti-bullying jurisdiction, effectively issuing an injunction to stop an employer from proceeding with a workplace investigation for a bullying claim. Stephen Booth from Coleman Greig Lawyers explains what this decision means for employers.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – An excellent interview with Clayton Utz Partner, Cilla Robinson regarding bullying and mental health in the workplace. We learn how and why the two issues are becoming increasingly common in modern workforces.
In this detailed interview with Daniel Proietto we learn more about the possible changes and impacts of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017, specifically the financial impacts on both the individual and the company.
Ashurst Senior Associate, Liz Grey, answers five essential questions regarding domestic leave entitlements in Australia. “Consider the terms of any domestic violence leave policy or enterprise agreement clause, and in particular, the definitions used,” she advises employers.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – An excellent video featuring Associate Rachael Judge of Simpson Grierson talking about the need to have solid proactive and reactive approaches in place for workplace bullying. The short but clear message about natural justice is also not to be missed.
Special Counsels Cilla Robinson and Christy Miller recently addressed issues regarding workplace bullying and discrimination. “A common issue that arises in unacceptable conduct cases is the lack of, or complacency with, policies which deal with the consequences of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace”.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Lander & Rogers’ Aaron Goonrey provided us his top tips on performance management live at the recent HR Law Masterclass. One of the challenges he cites employers often facing is, “confronting the problem in the first place”.
In this exclusive with Phillipa Muir of Simpson Grierson, we learn about issues around workplace bullying and discrimination in New Zealand, and also how the culture shift towards ensuring inclusiveness in the workplace, particularly for the LGBTI community, has been very positive, yet is often met with some resistance.