Regular changes to law and regulation regarding employees and
work health and safety mean that regular compliance checks of your
contract and policy documentation is a must. It is especially
important if you have not audited your workplace documentation to
account for changes over the last 12 months.
Going into 2014, some of the areas to watch and consult with us
monitoring and implementing a strategy in relation to new
bullying and harassment workplace laws; basic policy, readiness and
an understanding of what the Fair Work Commission powers will
understanding relevant work health and safety requirements and
any industry level codes of practice which apply to your
ensuring you have up to date and relevant contracts for
ensuring your record keeping complies with the Fair Work
Regulations 2009 requirements
understanding and utilising Fair Work Ombudsman and Fair Work
understanding modern award coverage and its implications
assessing and managing any pre - reform award exposure to back
pay or underpayment claims
being aware of social media use in the workplace and its
taking necessary steps for the protection of confidential
information and intellectual property
reviewing your contractor agreements - are they really
managing complaints and grievances by employees
Have one of our experienced employment lawyers visit your
business and obtain an understanding of your needs, discuss any
issues affecting your workplace that you may require assistance
with, and assess your contract and policy review needs during an
industrial audit meeting. For those of you who regularly deal with
us by phone, this is a great opportunity for our employment lawyers
to get better understanding of your business. We can also discuss
the benefits of utilising the
CG Workplace Connect service.
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