Timothy Zahara

Timothy Zahara

Senior Consultant, Commercial Law

Articles by Timothy Zahara

Business & Economy

Employee entitlement to domestic violence leave commences for over 2.3 million Australians

As of 1 August 2018, over 2.3 million Australian employees who are covered by modern awards are now entitled to five days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave each year.

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Business & Economy

The big issues of 2017 are still resonating so check your HR practices and policies against our top 10

The New Year is fast receding but the events of 2017 are not so easily put behind us. The “#metoo” movement and the renewed push to stamp out sexual harassment and unacceptable behaviour in the workplace is continuing to gain momentum.

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People & Community

Does political correctness create more cohesive workplaces? 

Uttering the phrase “political correctness” in the workplace is not a good way to make friends. Few people are interested in being lectured by the “PC police”. Timothy Zahara asks the question, are the constraints imposed by political correctness worthwhile, or does political correctness stifle self-expression and creativity?

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