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3 Tips For Effective Restraints Of Trade
Recently a number of stoushes about the enforcement of post-employment restraints of trade – including one that captivated the legal industry for many months last year – have played out publicly.
7 Mar 2018
Enterprise Bargaining: Can Employers Still Grow A Forest From A Few Seeds?
Employers will need to be prepared for close scrutiny of enterprise agreements that use a "small group" or "seed group" approach, following a number of recent developments in enterprise bargaining.
United States
17 Nov 2017
Proposal To Outlaw "Unrepresentative" Enterprise Agreements – When Will An Enterprise Agreement Be Undone?
On Wednesday, the Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Brendan O'Connor foreshadowed amending the bargaining regime in the Fair Work Act to outlaw so-called "sham agreements".
23 Oct 2017
The Future Of Work: When Will I Be Able To Pay Employees In Bitcoin?
We have been watching with close interest the exponential expansion of crypto-currencies. These instruments, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, are methods of secure, electronic transfer of value...
United States
17 Jul 2017
The Future Of Work: Using The Gig Economy To Your Advantage
One of the more interesting recent developments in relation to work has been the continual rise and development of the gig economy – that is, workers developing niche areas of specialist expertise...
United States
4 Jul 2017
Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make – The Future Of Measuring Workplace Productivity
As technology continues to accelerate, many employers are starting to think about how to harness these developments in order to achieve greater workplace productivity...
United States
21 Dec 2016
The Future Of Work: Avoiding The Nuclear Reactor Bird
There are lessons to be learnt about the future of work in one of my favourite episodes of The Simpsons titled ‘King-size Homer', from the seventh season which aired over 20 years ago.
United States
23 Aug 2016
The Future Of Work – What Are The Lessons For Employers?
What will work look like in the future and what lessons can employers take from that? Two recent reports have identified the trends in the way in which we will work in Australia over the next 20 to 40 years.
8 Jun 2016
Love Me Tender – How IR Is A Key Point Of Difference
Are we in the beginnings of a cyclical upswing in industrial action in Australia? And if so, what does it mean for those involved in competitive tender processes?
2 Jun 2016
Are You On The Right Path With Interns?
Scott Morrison's first Federal Budget announced the creation of the ‘Youth Jobs PaTH' program – a program designed to encourage up to 120,000 unemployed youth into the workforce through skills training programs, paid internships...
12 May 2016
Will The ‘Joint Employment' Concept Take Hold In Australia?
When does a person who works within a business, but isn't on the 'books' of the business owner, become an employee?
United States
3 Nov 2015
The Top 3 HR Issues In The Retail Industry
Despite the online revolution, retail is an industry characterised by personal interactions between customers and staff.
United States
26 Oct 2015
The Latest Challenges In Health And Safety In The Mining Industry
Mining is going through a testing time. Indeed, Dr Adam Fraser suggested that the mining industry was in the midst of a 'perfect storm' – with the industry facing change on almost every front.
United States
23 Sep 2015
Learning From A Competitive Aviation Industry
There were many important take-aways for employers in the aviation industry from the CAPA Asia-Pacific Aviation Summit that we recently attended.
19 Aug 2015
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