Monthly Archives: April 2017


Enterprise Agreement negotiations: What can you learn from the union?

Given the Australian rules football season is well upon us, I thought it fitting to start this article with a football metaphor. When I was 13 years old a teammate would always beat me in marking contests during training. This was very frustrating. We were both a similar height and weight. And we both had [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common Mistakes Employers make with their Policies

Well intended employment policies can leave employers legally unstuck. Here are the top mistakes I see employers make with their policies. 1. Trying to help line managers Many employment policies provide line managers with guidance about what they should or should not do when faced with a particular situation. The classic example here is a [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment