New Zealand Domestic Violence leave assistance – new Bill and compliance requirements for employers
Newly passed “Domestic Violence - Victims Protection Bill” legislation in New Zealand is set to take effect...
Valuing the multigenerational workforce
Wellbeing and inclusion – a SEEK case study review
Measuring the effectiveness of wellbeing programs – lessons from QBE
Employee use of social media, and HR policies
Are you providing guidance on reasonable social media usage that could be associated with company, employees or clients?
Performance Management Processes
What HR needs to know about the new data breach laws
How to handle talented but complicated employees
Employer takes proactive steps to stamp out sexual harassment
At a time when the #MeToo Movement continues to gain momentum worldwide, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently found in favour of the City of Rockingham for sacking a long-standing senior employee for sending salacious texts during and after working hours to his female (and much more junior) colleagues. Courtesy of Moray & Agnew Lawyers, read more here
Sham Contracting: A New Era of Exploitation or Just More Regulation?
Wine and Dine Me but Don’t “Weinstein” Me: Navigating Dating in the Workplace
Contractors & unfair dismissal: recent case law. Uber vs. driver
What rights do employers have to request further medical evidence from their employees?
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'.
3 important lessons in managing ill & injured employees where mental health issues are present
Have you collected good clinical information from an IME?
Psychological injuries: Is it the most costly and complex type of worker’s comp claim?
Do you employ graduates?
View the recently launched study “Employability in a Global Context: Evolving Policy and Practice in Employability, Work Integrated Learning, and Career Development Learning” here.
National minimum wage and Modern Award minimum rates now in effect.
Redundancy payouts and casual work
How does an employment lawyer handle a sexual harassment lawsuit?
Minimum wage decision announcement
What does the Fair Work Commission’s Minimum Wage Panel announcement mean?