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Are our leaders equipped for the future?

Common approaches to leadership development are outdated, according to a new paper released by The Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL). Entitled Follow the Leader: Leadership Development for the Future, the paper examines how social media platforms and other online ‘knowledge banks’ are influencing the skills and knowledge of those entering the workforce, placing…

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Manager personally fined for taking Adverse Action

Here on the CCER blog, we recently answered some key questions on Adverse Action, to assist employers in ensuring compliance with the legislation. In a landmark decision made only last week, a manager at Qantas has been fined personally for coercing and taking adverse action against an aircraft engineer after the employee made a complaint…

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Adverse Action: Your questions answered

Adverse action remains one of the most high-profile issues in workplace relations since the introduction of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). The penalties are steep, so employers are wary of falling foul of the law, yet can struggle to understand the often complicated provisions of the Act. Here, CCER breaks it down, providing some…

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Catholic employer group claims National Minimum Wage ‘manifestly inadequate’

The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations (ACCER) will today call on Fair Work Australia to increase the national minimum wage (NMW), claiming that current standards amount to ‘poverty wages’ for low income working families. The announcement will be made at the launch of the organisation’s Minimum Wage Submission, which takes place today, ahead of…

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