Being Mean Won’t Keep Them Keen: The Role of Psychological Safety in High-Performing Workplaces
FCB Workplace Law explores the benefits of psychologically safe workplaces and outlines some of the legal consequences for getting it wrong
More than just a damaged ego: defamation in the current climate
FULL BENCH EXPANDS RIGHT TO REQUEST FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENTS
Mental health in the workplace (part 1):
Juggling Mental Illness and Performance Management
In this article, Anna Ford from Coleman Greig Lawyers brings an evaluation of different approaches towards mental illness and performance management
Do employees have a right to remain silent?
Understand your companys’ values to ensure your culture thrives
Employee use of social media, and HR policies
Worker sacked for taking Nurofen Plus – how does your D&A Policy stack up?
In fear of getting sacked for "chucking a sickie", we take the pain killers — but is there a risk that you could get sacked anyway? Article courtesy of Lander & Rogers...
#MeToo inspires employees to act: Dismissal of Coles manager upheld by Fair Work Commission
Sacked for Flicking a Ball of Dough
Employee Awarded $12K After Being Accused of Threatening to Injure a Former Worker
Update on case involving whether employee can be compelled to give evidence in a coronial inquiry
The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia (Full Court) handed down its decision on 15 February 2019 in Helicopter Resources Pty Ltd v Commonwealth of Australia  FCAFC 25. The case involves an appeal to the Full Court by Helicopter Resources Pty Ltd (Helicopter) arising from a decision of the Federal Court which we previously reported...
High Court clarifies reparations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
Australia: Marie Boland’s Review of the model Work Health and Safety laws – industrial manslaughter, enhancing the Category 1 offence, and what it might mean for statutory safety duty holders
Can an employee be compelled to give evidence in a coronial inquiry where the employer is facing a WHS proceeding?
Does 1 + 1 =Overtime? The Federal Court Says No
In the recent decision from the Federal Court of Australia Lacson v Australian Postal Corporation  FCCA 511, the Court has confirmed that if an employee has two clearly distinct jobs with one employer, overtime or other penalty rates under an enterprise agreement are calculated separately on each job, not cumulatively on all hours worked for the one employer.
AI and employees: AI stole my job!
Enterprise Bargaining – If it’s ‘broken’ is there a fix ahead?
Extended private sector whistleblowing protection scheme, with amendments, becomes law – Feb 2019
How to nurture an ageing workforce
It’s a form of workplace discrimination that has long flown under the radar, but eventually it will catch up to us all...