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Government moves to implement Fair Work Review recommendations

The Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012 was last night passed by the House of Representatives and referred to a senate committee inquiry. The first to come out of the Fair Work Act Review, the Bill has been referred to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, with a November 26 reporting date. This date,…

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Avoidance culture revealed: CCER’s upcoming training to focus on key workplace issue.

A recent study has revealed that Australian workplaces are fostering an ‘avoidance culture’, with more than 46% of employees saying that they would rather seek other employment than contend with a workplace issue. The Australian Workplace Relationships Survey, conducted by R U OK? in conjunction with The Centre for Corporate Health, also found that 48%…

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Avoidance culture revealed: CCER’s upcoming training to focus on key workplace issue.

A recent study has revealed that Australian workplaces are fostering an ‘avoidance culture’, with more than 46% of employees saying that they would rather seek other employment than contend with a workplace issue. The Australian Workplace Relationships Survey, conducted by R U OK? in conjunction with The Centre for Corporate Health, also found that 48%…

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Landmark case highlights importance of a workplace Social Media Policy

A recent decision in the case of Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Glen Stutsel provides important information for employers regarding limitations in managing employees’ social media use. The case The employee in question had been working as a truck driver for Linfox for twenty years. In May 2011, his employment was terminated for serious misconduct…

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