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Can Legal Privilege protect the confidentiality of an investigation report?

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Who should have access to an Investigation Report and can ‘Legal Privilege’ protect the confidentiality of an investigation report?

It is important to be mindful during a workplace investigation of who has...Read More

Casual Employment, controversy in 2016…. What does this hold for 2017?

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Wow – casuals being eligible for redundancy entitlements, being able to bring claims of unfair dismissal…where to next?

Historically casual employment has been described as employment which is intermittent or irregular in nature. We know...Read More

How have the Anti-Bullying Powers played out so far?

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The Fair Work Commission recently released its first quarterly report on its anti-bullying powers. The report reveals that there were 151 applications to stop alleged bullying at work between January and March this year. All matters were dealt with in the mandatory 14-day period, and the...Read More

Anti-bullying Orders - A First Glimpse

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Since the introduction of anti-bullying amendments to the Fair Work Act (2009) in January 2014, many have wondered what these changes will mean in practice. What will anti-bullying orders involve? How detailed with they be? We now have our first glimpse of these amendments at work.

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Are you ready for the changes?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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Workplace Bullying be prepared, you only have 6 months to go

Monday, July 29, 2013

On the 27th June 2013, the Fair Work Act 2009 was amended to give the Fair Work Commission anti-bullying powers.  They will come into effect on the 1st January 2014.

What does this...Read More

My New Blog Post

Wednesday, April 10, 2013






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Key learnings from the endeavour energy case

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Debate over the most acceptable method for drug testing has been hot in the industrial environment.  It is a debate that employers, employees and unions alike would like a closing address too.  The advocates of urine testing argue that it is a more cost-effective and accurate method, while...Read More

Can you stop the rising tide of unfair dismissal claims

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Is defending an unfair dismissal claim becoming too difficult? A recent research study conducted by Professor Oslington, of the Australian Catholic University and Assistant Professor of Economics, Benoit Freyens, of the University of Canberra, gives weight to this claim. The study conducted by the pair, compared unfair dismissal...Read More

Lessons of a mediator

Sunday, May 27, 2012

It's not easy knowing when to mediate and, once you are in there, achieving a successful and sustainable mediation outcome.  Like any other craft there are some tricks and techniques to help you along the way.  Here are some key lessons learnt through our mediation practice that you may find valueable when tackling your...Read More