Aug 01

Social Origin and the rights of unvaccinated employees

As Australia goes from  “lock down “ to “let it rip” employers may face difficult decisions in relation to the rights and obligations of unvaccinated employees. Recent Fair Work Commission decisions have generally upheld the rights of employers to dismiss unvaccinated employees who – under Government directions requiring certain employers to allow only vaccinated employees to […]

Jul 07

“Enough is enough”- Sexual Harassment in the Mining industry

Worklogic’s newly appointed Western Australian director, Jennifer Porter, discusses the shocking findings and recommendations from the recent examination into WA’s mining industry. On 23 June 2022 a report was tabled in the WA Parliament after an extensive Inquiry.  The report, “Enough is enough” Sexual Harassment against women in the Fly in Fly Out (“FIFO”) mining […]

Jun 30

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Getting It Right: Investigating Complaints of Sexual Harassment

In this Worklogic webinar, directors Jason Clark and Jodie Fox will moderate a discussion with Worklogic’s newly appointed WA Director, Jennifer Porter, with practical guidance on conducting a robust, defensible, trauma-informed workplace investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. Importantly, we’ll let you know what NOT to when investigating complaints of sexual harassment. Topics include: What are the most common mistakes made […]

Jun 16

Done and dusted: How well does your organisation ensure its new Enterprise Agreement hits the mark?

As the end of the financial year approaches, it’s timely for organisations to review how they are tracking in terms of compliance with any Enterprise Agreements they have in place. Worklogic Principal Consultant, Samantha Edwards discusses the issues that can arise and why reviews of agreements are so important. Negotiating an Enterprise Agreement can be […]

Apr 27

Mediation and Restorative Processes – is there a difference?

Sports Integrity Australia (SIA) released its report this week following its review into historical allegations of alleged abuse and mistreatment of a group of former gymnasts who participated in the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Program at the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS). The report makes sobering reading and found: “Based on the information and material […]

Mar 23

A “Chief Happiness Officer” for workplace wellness?

About a month ago, one of London’s oldest law firms, Clifford Chance, made headlines when a prospective managing partner suggested that he would appoint a “Chief Happiness Officer”.  Among the innovations proposed at Clifford Chance were “micro-retreats” for employees and paid time to pursue “passion projects”. The idea is based on research that shows happy, […]

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