4 December 2013
Westpac staff gain access to domestic violence leave | Workers at risk from potentially deadly flora & fauna (SA) | One-stop shop for asbestos information (Vic) | Calls for import watchdog to get tougher on asbestos | SA regulator targets manual tasks in aged-care industry | Hire company safety audit indicates ‘room for improvement’. Login or Subscribe to read full Article.
6 December 2013
Serious injuries may give rise to common law claims for damages. These four cases involving damages claims from three jurisdictions cover: Back injury — large damages award | Fitness instructor liable for injury to student | Care worker fails in damages claim | Medical panel acted appropriately. Login or Subscribe to read full Article.
Author Mike Toten 6 December 2013
Work Christmas parties as a high-risk area for businesses. This Q&A looks at some related issues you should think about — such as religious considerations, employees not turning up to work after the party and conduct that occurs outside the workplace — to ensure your event is one to remember, for the right reasons. Login or Subscribe to read full Article.
Author Paul Munro 29 November 2013
Will past bullying behaviour be covered by the new anti-bullying laws that start on 1 January? In most cases, past behaviour will not be covered under the Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction. Login or Subscribe to read full Article.