More than just a damaged ego: defamation in the current climate
You don’t have to insult someone famous to find yourself on the receiving end of a defamation lawsuit – so what does the law say?
FULL BENCH EXPANDS RIGHT TO REQUEST FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENTS
Mental health in the workplace (part 1):
Mental health in the workplace (part 2):
Understand your companys’ values to ensure your culture thrives
For insight on how you can establish and maintain your organisation’s values click here
Employee use of social media, and HR policies
Performance Management Processes
What HR needs to know about the new data breach laws
Sweetheart, lets talk about gendered language
While using terms like “sweetheart” and “babe” in the workplace may come from a friendly place, they can cause staff to feel undervalued and land you in hot water.
Employee termination payments: how long do you have to pay?
Rubbing salt into the wound of an applicant in unfair dismissal proceedings
AUSTRALIA: NAVIGATING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON IN THE #METOO ERA: 5 TIPS FOR PLANNING A FUN (AND LIABILITY-FREE) WORK EVENT
Can an employee be compelled to give evidence in a coronial inquiry where the employer is facing a WHS proceeding?
A recent Federal Court decision has considered whether the examination of an employee witness at an inquest will constitute ‘interference’ for the purposes of the criminal proceeding against the employer. Read for insight courtesy of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Workplace injury and return to work
JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED?
What rights do employers have to request further medical evidence from their employees?
New Employment Laws will come into force in May 2019
On December 5th the New Zealand Government succeeded in passing one of the most important pieces of their legislative agenda
Making long service leave fairer for everyone
Does the BOOT fit?
Recent changes to Modern Awards – What employers should know
Charitable Trust’s approach to trial periods uncharitable
A recent decision to come out of the Christchurch Employment Court, Roach v Nazareth Care Charitable Trust, has highlighted the importance of complying with notice provisions when relying on a 90-day trial period to dismiss an employee