HR Breakfast Club Summary

The Workplace Implications of Family and Domestic Violence (Continued): October Summary

25 Oct , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

The Workplace Implications of Family and Domestic Violence (Continued): October Summary

This month, James Judge, CEO of the Australian Human Resource Professionals, gave an updated presentation to the Club on  workplace implications of family and domestic violence. James reminded practitioners that new clauses in Modern Awards providing for 5 days unpaid leave per year commenced 1 August 2018, and that parliament is currently considering an extension of […]

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Tax and termination payments – Getting it right: September Summary

25 Sep , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Tax and termination payments – Getting it right: September Summary

This month Mariano Rossetto, Forensic Accountant at Vincent’s Chartered Accountants, spoke about income tax consequences on payments at the conclusion of employment. Mariano discussed the complexities of correctly characterising termination payments. In particular he spoke about: Genuine redundancy payments; “redundancy” payments that don’t meet the genuine redundancy rules Compensation payments (principally for personal injury, unfair […]

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Workers Compensation and HR Issues From The Plaintiff’s Perspective: August Summary

17 Sep , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Workers Compensation and HR Issues From The Plaintiff’s Perspective: August Summary

This month Rahul Bedi, Associate at Maliganis Edwards Johnson, spoke about workers compensation in the ACT. The ACT system There are two types of claims which arise when a non-government worker sustains an injury during the course of their employment: No fault statutory scheme – for an injury sustained by a worker in the ACT […]

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: July Summary

25 Jul , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: July Summary

This month Alex Wilson, HR specialist at EY, spoke to our HR Breakfast Club about Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. Diversity and Inclusion is intellectually simple to grasp, but highly complex to deconstruct in a meaningful way. The topic of Diversity and Inclusion draws on societal, cultural, institutional, interpersonal and individual elements as well […]

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Talent Trends 2018: June Summary

22 Jun , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Talent Trends 2018: June Summary

In June, the HR Breakfast Club was treated to a presentation by Andy Batstone, National Further Education Manager at the global HR services company Randstad Education, who shared the results from the 2018 Randstad Talent Trends Report. Focusing on the emerging role of HR professionals as “talent navigators”, Andy offered his insights on how to […]

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Family Violence and the Workplace: May Summary

18 May , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Family Violence and the Workplace: May Summary

This month James Judge, CEO of the Australian Human Resource Professionals, spoke about the workplace implications of domestic and family violence. What is Family Violence? There are different definitions of domestic and family violence but we are generally moving towards a broader understanding of what family violence is and who it might effect. How Can […]

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