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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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A game of snakes and ladders: restraints of trade and ladder clauses

16 Jul , 2018 Articles

A game of snakes and ladders: restraints of trade and ladder clauses

Ladder clauses have become an essential part of restraint of trade clauses in Australia. However, significant policy concerns with the use of these clauses bring into question their continued acceptance, particularly in contracts for employment. Recent decisions concerning restraints of trade and ladder clauses suggest that the courts’ patience with clauses of this kind may […]

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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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Compulsory Vaccinations in the Workplace

17 May , 2018 Articles

Compulsory Vaccinations in the Workplace

Vaccinations Click here to listen to our podcast on Vaccinations and Drug Testing News flash: In April 2018, the Federal Government released a statement to requiring all aged care employer to provide for compulsory flu vaccinations.  Stay tuned for the HR Breakfast Club analysis of this statement. The following article was written in December 2017. With […]

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Salary Overpayments And Deductions: HR Breakfast Club April Summary

17 Apr , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Salary Overpayments And Deductions: HR Breakfast Club April Summary

Salary Overpayments and Deductions – The Limits of the Law This month John Wilson, Managing Legal Director at Bradley Allen Love, spoke about recovering salary overpayments from employees. John Wilson is Canberra’s leading employment lawyer. He is the Managing Legal Director at Bradley Allen Love and has been a NSW Law Society accredited specialist in […]

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