Compliance & case law (621 items)


Webcast: Workplace Investigative Interviewing

Interviews are an integral part of any workplace investigation, and play a vital role in ensuring a fair and just outcome after bullying, misconduct or unsafe work. Watch this webcast to develop your skills and help your organisation make the best decisions after workplace incidents. In this presentation expert investigator Harriet Stacey, from WISE Workplace, explains:

  • the PEACE framework for structuring workplace interviews;
  • how to interview the respondent of a workplace allegation;
  • how to apply procedural fairness principles during interviews;
  • privacy, confidentiality, anonymity and related considerations;
  • rules around record-keeping, and more.
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Webcast: Workplace investigations - Interviewing complainants

Do you know how to obtain an honest, reliable account from a complainant after a workplace incident? Watch this webcast to learn which steps to take. The presentation, by WISE Workplace founder and expert interviewer Harriet Stacey, covers:

  • the aim of the complainant interview;
  • the nature of incidents reported by complainants;
  • the role of memory;
  • cognitive interviewing strategies;
  • applying the PEACE model to complainant interviews; and
  • recording interviews.
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Webcast: Drug and alcohol issues at work

Every HR and safety practitioner will potentially have to address drug and alcohol issues at work, but none should take action without a solid understanding of the legal landscape. In this presentation, Luke Connolly and Allison Grant, from Mills Oakley Lawyers, explain:

  • When - and how - it is appropriate to conduct workplace drug tests;
  • How to respond to incidents of drug and alcohol use at work;
  • Drafting considerations for drug and alcohol policies; and
  • Legal risks arising from workplace drug and alcohol management.
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Podcast: Q&A - Drug and alcohol issues at work

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Can employers face legal risks for not implementing a workplace drug-testing regime? How should managers deal with workers who refuse to be tested? Is consistency required when dealing with positive drug-test results? Mills Oakley employment lawyers Luke Connolly and Allison Grant answer these questions and more - read or listen to their answers here. » more »


Webcast: Managing executive terminations

Do you know which steps to take to protect your organisation's interests after an executive separation? In this presentation, Harmers COO Emma Pritchard explains:

  • Risks employers face when dismissing senior employees;
  • What to review in contracts before a separation of employment;
  • Features of effective restraint clauses, and how to enforce them;
  • Gardening leave - when and how it can operate;
  • Deeds of release - important features to protect the employer; and
  • Lessons learned from executive terminations case law.
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Q&A: Managing executive terminations

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What is a normal period of notice payable when a senior executive's employment is terminated? Should contracts contain tiered restraints? How hard is it to renegotiate a clause in an executive contract once they have signed it? In her presentation earlier this month, Emma Pritchard of Harmers Workplace Lawyers provided listeners with information and guidance on how to best manage executive terminations. » more »