Workplace sexual harassment, harassment and bullying
Tim Frost from HWL Ebsworth discusses some current observations regarding sexual harassment, harassment and bullying.
Managing the risk of workplace bullying – A renewed focus on psychosocial risks
The WHS Response to psychological health and a PCBU’s obligations
Mental health study could pave the way for better prevention and more resilient workers
Stupid Comes in Every Flavour
THESE STUPID EVENTS ACTUALLY HAPPENED. THE STUPID PEOPLE ARE REAL. WE’VE CHANGED THEIR NAMES AND DETAILS TO AVOID ASSAULTING YOU WITH THE IDENTITIES OF THE IGNORANT. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. In the FCB professional services business, we regularly help our clients wade through the dank swamps of scandal created by some of their staff. We...
New Zealand: What to do when you suspect an employee is lying during a disciplinary process
Offensive language within the workplace: When does it cross the line?
Do employees have a right to free speech in Australia?
Key lessons for HR to minimise unfair dismissal risks
Tim McDonald from Moray & Agnew provides some key lessons for HR to minimise unfair dismissal risks.
Consultation: is a dismissal harsh, unjust or unreasonable without it?
ASIC Releases Draft Whistleblower Policy Guide
The Dangers of Digital Dismissals
Part 2: Industrial Manslaughter laws introduced to Victorian parliament today
Yesterday, 30 October 2019, the Workplace Safety Legislation Amendment (Workplace Manslaughter and Other Matters) Bill 2019 (Vic) (the Bill) received its second reading speech in the Victorian Legislative Assembly. The Bill, if passed, provides for the new offence of ‘workplace manslaughter’ to come into operation on a day to be proclaimed or on 1 July 2020 at the latest. The Bill and explanatory memorandum are...
Part 1: Industrial Manslaughter laws introduced to Victorian parliament today
Industrial manslaughter laws tested in first charges
Enforceable Undertaking update
Unique and changing challenges of managing the modern workplace
Jane Silcock from Clayton Utz looks at the unique and changing challenges of managing the modern workplace.
NEW ZEALAND: New immigration rules: A streamlined process or more red tape?
NEW ZEALAND: When is a fixed term unlawful?
NEW ZEALAND: Further consultation on the Fair Pay Agreements system – your submissions sought
Reduce adverse actions risks by educating your operational and senior managers
Amy Walsh from Minter Ellison discusses a couple of key take-aways for educating your operational and senior managers which help reduce adverse actions risks.