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Does serious misconduct still require a reasonable opportunity to respond before termination of employment? 2 prime ways to mitigate risk and liability

Thursday 15 April 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

A question asked many times by clients is when a scenario involving serious misconduct is put to us - can we now terminate their (the employee's) employment? Our response (with some...

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Sexual harassment changes coming in the workplace - 4 changes indicated by the Respect@Work report

Monday 12 April 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

Scott Morrison and the Federal Government have announced a clear initiative to (in principle) accept a significant amount of the 55 recommendations around sexual harassment. There are some...

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Managing employee relations in a remote working environment

Wednesday 14 April 2021

Catherine Gillespie

Even though lockdown conditions are beginning to ease, it's clear that many organisations won't be returning to 'business as usual' any time soon and will be continuing with some aspects of remote...

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Redundancy: 3 pitfalls for HR to avoid a (almost) $300K claim - the story of pizza, beer and Toyota

Thursday 08 April 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

The District Court of NSW has made a decision on a case involving a termination of employment mere days before a significant redundancy payment was owed to a long standing employee (20...

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Women in the workplace: Improve your diversity, improve your business results

Wednesday 07 April 2021

Catherine Gillespie

Would you consider yourself a responsible CEO, Executive or Board Member? Then you will be across this latest piece of research AND you won't ignore it. Research[1] carried out by the federal...

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Upward bullying: The rise of the remote working "bully" - 5 tips all employers need to know

Thursday 01 April 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

The pandemic has led to a number of changes in the workplace - words such as workplace flexibility, working from home, remote working, Zoom,...

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When you get it wrong, 3 mistakes an employer made leading to a general protections order of $85K

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

There are a number of well documented workplace problems continuing to persist as we continue on this year - sexual harassment and...

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Reasonable management action or workplace bullying?

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Phil O'Brien

Following on from my last article - 'Why do managers get complaints?', do you know the difference between workplace bullying and reasonable management action. This article goes into more...

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Why do managers get complaints?

Monday 22 March 2021

Phil O'Brien

Workplace complaints against managers - why do managers get complaints? The easy answers are: 1. What they do! 2. What they don't do! What managers do As a workplace investigator I have...

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Doctor Who? FWC issues cautionary warning about medical certificates

Wednesday 17 March 2021

Shane Koelmeyer

Medical certificates and reports from medical practitioners play an important role in the employment relationship. Employers rely on the opinions of medical practitioners for assurance that...

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Measuring the skills and behaviours of potential maintenance technicians

Thursday 18 March 2021

Stefan Hinrichsen

Successful maintenance technicians have a sought-after combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) including a wide range of trade-related skills and knowledge, and a depth of...

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Celebrity searches and confidential information - 2 tips to deal with misuse of client information

Thursday 18 March 2021

Jonathan Mamaril

Access to confidential information is part and parcel of work for many employees especially those working in finance, professional services and technology based businesses. The ANZ Bank...

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