By taking a “safety first” approach, workers are educated in WHS matters, how to report WHS issues, concerns or near misses and are assured that such matters will be taken seriously.
Brand -new day
The 76ers are in the spotlight again following recent posts on the Twitter account of Bob Muscala, the father of one of its players.
With so much information at our finger tips, it is easy for the personal and the professional to be confused. This is particularly the case where employees can BYOD (bring your own device) and use their personal devices for work purposes.
I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that
As the functionality of HRIS increases and technology generally gets smarter, will an employer’s reliance on the recommendations or decisions of a HRIS put the employer at risk?
I’m no Wonder Woman
Reports estimate that 45% of Australians will experience a mental health condition at some stage in their lifetime and the mental health and wellbeing of employees is recognised as a significant workplace issue.
Better safe than sorry
Performance issues can be some of the most difficult for employers to manage and when performance management results in disciplinary action, employers need to be on the front foot to protect their interests and ensure compliance with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act).
In this blog, we explore the subtleties of one of the most standard clauses in the employment contract- the notice of termination clause.
It wasn’t me
Employees active on social media (such as Facebook) fail to consider who might be able to see their personal online posts at any given time.
It’s all about me
One of the logistical challenges often faced by employers is the management of rosters and employee working hours. There are a number of factors to take into consideration when it comes to this.
A moving experience – Part 2
In this Part 2, we turn to the types of employment issues employers can expect to face during the process of relocating.
Pets are widely understood to have the effect of improving an individual’s mood and reducing levels of stress and anxiety, sentiments that are invaluable in a workplace.
WHS and Sport
The tragic death of a 19 year old college football player in the USA serves as a reminder to sporting organisations at all levels about the duty of care owed to their players.
No shirt, no service
Under the Fair Work Act, employees are entitled to take protected industrial action in circumstances where they are bargaining for a new enterprise agreement.
A moving experience – Part 1
Down-sizing, upgrading, outgrowing and restructuring – change in the life-cycle of a business is inevitable and changes in size and operational needs often demand a relocation.
Deficient work practices resulted in ladder fall death
The NSW District Court convicted a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) of failing to comply with a health and safety duty after a worker died following a fall from a ladder
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