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The New Year workplace health check
From training to technology, a quick workplace health check can uncover important action items for 2018.
Australia
3 Feb 2018
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APS Update: Our guide to the guide - on social media behaviour
These new APSC guidelines aim to clarify the expectations of Commonwealth public servants' behaviour on social media.
Australia
22 Aug 2017
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Senior employees and managers cry adverse action! at every turn
This article provides examples of senior employees who unsuccessfully claimed they were subjected to adverse action.
Australia
17 Apr 2017
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Disease caused by reasonable administrative action not compensable
Employers should not shy away from decisions affecting an employee's employment if they have a sound basis for doing so.
Australia
28 Nov 2016
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The innovative public sector workplace ... in spite of outdated laws
"Disrupting" public sector teams and creating true flexibility and innovation in the APS are incredibly challenging.
Australia
11 Aug 2016
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The availability of MPC review may lead courts to decline to review employment decisions
The Merit Protection Commissioner (MPC) conducts independent reviews of employment actions for Commonwealth agencies.
Australia
30 Jun 2016
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Alleged child sex abuse in schools and termination of employment
Employers should proceed with caution until this area of employment law is settled to avoid any unfair dismissal claims.
Australia
17 Apr 2016
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#PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad?#auspol employees on social media
APS employers are taking an employee's political activity out of hours into account when making a termination decision.
Australia
7 Mar 2016
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Sink or swim? An update on performance management in the APS
All levels of the APS must participate in the cultural change in performance management, or risk being left behind.
Australia
1 Dec 2015
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Am I really a bully in the workplace?
Sound and clear workplace practices and policies will minimise the risk of workplace gossip becoming a bullying claim.
Australia
7 Oct 2015
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Full Court considers racial discrimination in the workplace
A significant and sensitive workplace issue such as alleged racial discrimination must be treated seriously by employers.
Australia
5 Oct 2015
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Performance management in the APS
The starting point for APS performance management is clear, transparent and easy to use policies.
Australia
3 May 2015
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Concerns over toilet pressure not enough for industrial action
Concern over toilet pressure on a construction site is not enough of an imminent threat to safety to justify the a strike.
Australia
19 Apr 2015
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Bullying claim for bizarre workplace injury rejected
Good record management early on in the complaint process will save a lot of pain down the track.
Australia
19 Apr 2015
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When public servants strike, how should government agencies respond?
Government agencies must understand possible responses to union action and pay issues for staff taking industrial action.
Australia
14 Jan 2015
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Are public servants responsible if a government contractor breaches work safety laws?
The punitive powers of the Federal Work Health and Safety Act 2011 may stretch very far.
Australia
14 Dec 2014
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Releasing internal statistics is not protected industrial action, says Federal Court
Any connection between the proposed industrial action and the employee's normal duties will be scrutinised carefully.
Australia
5 Nov 2014
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