HR Breakfast Club

Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

19 Feb , 2019 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month James Macken, barrister from Blackburn Chambers, spoke about the General Protections provisions of the Fair Work Act. What is the general protections jurisdiction? Section 240 of the Fair Work Act provides: A person must not take adverse action against another person: (a)  because the other person: (i)  has a workplace right; or (ii)  […]

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Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary

21 Dec , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary

This month Gabrielle Sullivan, Director Employment and Industrial Relations Team at Bradley Allen Love Lawyers, spoke about drug and alcohol testing at work and lawful and reasonable directions. Gabrielle discussed the complexities around testing your employees for drugs and alcohol. In particular she reminded us that the most defensible testing is in instances where: There […]

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Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary

20 Nov , 2018 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary

This month Andrew Marshall, Senior Account Manager at SHL, spoke about managing HR Networks and gave us an introduction to network and enterprise leadership. The key take away from Andrew’s presentation was to always be thinking ‘PALM’ when networking: Plan Have a plan when entering into a possible networking situation. Consider some goals that you […]

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