Mental health and duty of care in the workplace
Liam Meagher, Senior Lawyer at Clayton Utz discusses duty of care, along with the importance of empathetic approaches to employees with mental illness.
Being Mean Won’t Keep Them Keen: The Role of Psychological Safety in High-Performing Workplaces
More than just a damaged ego: defamation in the current climate
FULL BENCH EXPANDS RIGHT TO REQUEST FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENTS
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
Terminations, unfair dismissal claims and some common pitfalls
Stacey Rolfe, Senior Associate at MinterEllison discusses use of casual employees, and what the Fair Work Ombudsman is focusing on.
Worker sacked for taking Nurofen Plus – how does your D&A Policy stack up?
#MeToo inspires employees to act: Dismissal of Coles manager upheld by Fair Work Commission
Sacked for Flicking a Ball of Dough
New Zealand: High Court clarifies reparations under the Health and Safety at Work Act
The High Court has released an important decision on the correct approach to reparation payments made under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). Article courtesy of Russell McVeagh – more information here.
Have you got what it takes to manage an ill or injured worker?
Managing risks of ill and injured employees
Update on case involving whether employee can be compelled to give evidence in a coronial inquiry
New Zealand: The ‘Triangular Employment’ Bill is back before Parliament
The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Bill had its second reading in parliament on 3 April 2019. This article explains what the Bill is, what the changes made by the Committee were, and what the Bill's impact is likely to be, should it pass into law
Casual conversion – changes to casual and part time entitlements
Does 1 + 1 =Overtime? The Federal Court Says No
AI and employees: AI stole my job!
Company directors held to be personally liable as accessories to corporate respondents’ underpayment of employees in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia recently ruled that two company directors were personally liable as accessories to the corporate respondents’ contraventions because they were “involved”, within the meaning of section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). rticle courtesy of Harmers Workplace Lawyers – more here.