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So far John Salter has created 14 blog entries.

Turnbull Government raises the bar for employment records.

By | September 6th, 2017|HR, Industrial Relations, News|

By John Salter The Federal Government has passed new legislation which will make the completion and retention of accurate records [...]

Queensland seeks to tighten its workplace health and safety framework following tragedies.

By | August 23rd, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News|

By Carlen Lowe. Following the workplace tragedy at Eagle Farm racecourse and the heartbreaking incident at Dreamworld last year, the [...]

Five things employers should do following a workplace accident

By | July 13th, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News|

By Carlen Lowe  “Every action in the present prepare us for the future.” ― Lailah GiftyAkita It is something every [...]

Fair Work Commission lifts minimum wage rates by $22 per week- a surprising 3.3% increase

By | July 12th, 2017|HR, Industrial Relations, News|

By John Salter The Fair Work Commission President Justice Iain Ross handed down the commission’s annual judgement recently on what [...]

5 ways your safety culture could impact the outcome of a common law claim

By | July 12th, 2017|HR, News, Staff Policies and Processes|

by George Williams Long gone are the days when workers wore sneakers and singlets to work sites, hard hats were [...]

Eyes Wide Shut: Employer’s liability and management of employee fatigue

By | July 4th, 2017|Health & Safety, HR, News, Staff Policies and Processes|

By Carlen Lowe, Associate and Clint Kanther, Senior Associate - BTLawyers You’ve got an employee who’s just finished working four [...]

How FIT is your OHS system?

By | February 22nd, 2017|Health & Safety|

By Georgina Wong, Senior Associate, BTLawyers I frequently encounter businesses that are overwhelmed by never-ending obligations to comply with occupational [...]

What should employers do about EBA’s in the absence of Australian Industrial Relations reform?

By | February 17th, 2017|EBAs, Industrial Relations|

By John Salter, BTS Accord. “We would have liked to have seen a more ambitious agenda by the government over the [...]

What should you do when an employee goes AWOL? It’s not as  straightforward as you might think.

By | February 14th, 2017|HR, Staff Policies and Processes|

By John Salter One day Mary doesn’t show up to work. You don’t hear from her to say that she’s [...]

Employers: there’s a 1 in 4 chance your female staff members are experiencing domestic violence at home

By | November 15th, 2016|Domestic Violence, Staff Policies and Processes|

Domestic Violence Awareness Month may be over, but the drive to improve responses to it in the workplace are just [...]