Few areas of Australian society have been spared the effects of COVID-19. Changes to our economy, social interactions, places of work and education are apparent and, at times, unmistakeable. However,…
Retail energy prices, and the energy sector in general, remain the focus of sustained political attention.
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.
The impact of technology on work has seen humans and machines collaborate, manual tasks automate, agility become the norm, and traditional career paths change.
Disruption. Disruption. Disruption. As a former General Counsel (GC), there were two feelings I least enjoyed, surprises and disruption (and jet lag, but that’s three, so let’s just stick with…
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.
HR managers can be in a precarious position. As employees they are obliged to follow their employer’s directions and implement decisions that affect the workforce.
“The Intern” is a 2015 movie about widowed retiree Ben Whittaker, who lands a job as a “senior intern” with an online fashion site. In true Hollywood style, Ben faces…
As an employment lawyer, I am witness to a lot of frustration. Employing someone should be an easy thing.
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