Is your organisation prepared? There are new obligations, your organisation needs to be ready for the increased transparency and compliance requirements regarding data protection and privacy.
A guide to managing “complicated” top performers. When should you keep them, and how to do so without alienating the rest of your staff. Courtesy of Lander & Rogers, view the overview of handling talented but complicated employees.
Breaking: A Fair Work Ombudsman investigation finds contractor exploitation and underpayments of cleaning staff at Woolworths sites. The FWO concludes non-compliance with workplace laws.
In a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, an Uber driver was found to be an independent contractor and not an employee, meaning he was unable to bring a claim of unfair dismissal. Lander & Rogers offer insight into the background of this case
Do you have policies in place? Is an affair any concern of an employer? Stephen Booth from Coleman Greig Lawyers investigates here in this article
“There is nothing wrong with sending the message that an employee should indeed resign if that is the only alternative to continuing to participate knowingly in illegal activity, ideally coupled with reporting the conduct … to the Fair Work Ombudsman”.
When can employers lawfully direct an employee to provided further medical evidence is often one of the key questions when managing ill or injured employees. This is a difficult issue for employers to grapple with because, like many employment issues, the answer is – ‘it depends’.
In this article, Kaitlyn Gulle of Lander & Rogers provides an analysis of recent adverse action decisions.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – Julia discusses key changes that have occurred over the past six months, and identifies areas of legislative change in which employers should look out for in the near-future. Not only that, but Julia reminds us of the significant penalties for breaching particular laws and suggests the preventative steps employers can take to minimise risk.
ELM TV EXCLUSIVE – In this insightful video, David Cross from Norton Rose Fulbright shares 3 important lessons to remember when faced with the difficulties of managing ill & injured employees where mental health issues are present. These lessons are crucial, given the vast legal issues at stake when mishandling ill & injured employees.