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The Queensland government has sent shock waves into the ranks of employers in high risk industries with its announcement that a new offence of “negligence causing death” is coming.
For our take on the new workplace death laws, read on…read more
If you have been tuning into the news media over the past couple of days, you would have picked up reports that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) was about to hand down a decision regarding Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for a number of modern awards. That...read more
Picture this. It is Monday morning and the phone rings.
You are told that over the weekend one of your employees, whilst a spectator at a sporting event, loudly heckled a star player.
Worse still, the employee then went on to initiate a ‘twitter war’ with the player, who happens to have over 2 million twitter followers.
You find out it is ‘all over the internet’ and the employee’s twitter account identifies him as your employee.
Well, a similar situation confronted an employer this year.
What if it happened to you? What action could you take? Read on to find out…read more