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Q&A: Bullying and underperformance

Q&A: Bullying and underperformance

HRD chats to Jonathon Hadley, partner at Gadens, about the legal issues relating to bullying and underperformance

Managing underperformance where a bullying complaint has been lodged

Managing underperformance where a bullying complaint has been lodged

HC interviews one legal expert about whether a disciplinary process can be conducted concurrently with a bullying investigation

Zero tolerance for breastfeeding discriminators

Zero tolerance for breastfeeding discriminators

This week has been declared World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2011), which aims to remind employers that discrimination against breastfeeding women is now banned and unlawful.

Secretaries in email stoush

Secretaries in email stoush

IT WILL go down as the email exchange of the year, and possibly the decade. Allens Arthur Robinson was recently embroiled in an email stoush between two secretaries in the Sydney office that was soon forwarded around the world

Work and the art of gift giving

Work and the art of gift giving

Employee benefits are an integral part of many organisation’s attraction and retention strategies, and incentive programs are a common plank in many employee benefit initiatives. Melinda Finch uncovers the pros and cons of both cash and non-cash incentives and examines how they can engender employee commitment, engagement and loyalty