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Tuesday, 17 August 2021 2:54PM
With so many meetings happening virtually, it's safest to assume employees might record some. But employers can take steps to protect against the shock of a covert recording submitted as evidence in a claim.
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 2:17PM
Current lockdowns, on top of fears about both the virus
and vaccinations, are causing widespread anxiety. A psychiatrist says it's best for all managers to "assume that [employees] are struggling".
Wednesday, 07 July 2021 4:20PM
As Australia's vaccination roll-out progresses, new issues and challenges are arising for HR professionals. Here, an employment lawyer answers 12 key workplace-related questions on this topic.
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 4:30PM
HR professionals are being urged to take action early rather than wait to prepare their organisations for proposed workplace s-xual harassment and discrimination changes.
Monday, 24 May 2021 1:55PM
The past year has seen employers evolve their approaches to flexibility in impressive ways, but where are we now? A workplace expert discusses progress, next steps and stumbling blocks.
Thursday, 22 April 2021 3:46PM
There's an opportunity for HR leaders to be "courageous" and vastly improve employees' experience by re-defining their function, an expert says.
Friday, 09 April 2021 2:06PM
A new enterprise agreement giving employees the right to disconnect from work is far from groundbreaking, but employers should "absolutely" expect to face more demands along these lines, a lawyer says.
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 2:02PM
Probation and minimum employment periods are distinct concepts, but confusion between the two causes many workplace disputes. This Q&A sets out the difference, along with best-practice approaches.
Thursday, 04 February 2021 4:33PM
The pandemic has increased the number of workers engaging in secondary work or 'side gigs', with serious implications for employers. This Q&A addresses critical policy and practice considerations.
Monday, 18 January 2021 3:41PM
Can employers direct workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19? How should they handle pushback? These questions are more are addressed in this new Q&A.
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