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Following proper process during redundancy and restructure

Ensuring that proper procedures are followed, documented and communicated is crucial for employers when going through a redundancy or a restructure.  The following case study outlines a recent decision made in the case of Lai v Symantec (Australia) Pty Ltd which highlights the importance of evidence when defending a claim of adverse action.

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CCER Conference 2013 – Thank you for joining us

Dear colleagues, Many thanks to those who joined us for our recent Conference, The Creative Future of Work. The experience was in equal parts inspiring, challenging and motivating. The highlights were many; from Kevin Wheeler’s portrait of our future generation of workers, to David McRaney’s brain-training techniques, Sister Mary Rachel’s story of her calling to…

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Become an Experience+ Corporate Champion

The Experience+ Corporate Champions Program, initiated by the Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), aims to attract employers willing to commit to better practice in the employment of mature-age people (aged 45 years and over). Small (1-19 employees), medium (20-199 employees) and large (200+ employees) employers may be eligible to receive tailored…

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Creativity source of competitive advantage

Workplace Info reports on the importance of capitalising on creativity as a source of competitive advantage, presented by Gruen panelist Todd Sampson at the AHRI HRizon National Convention, which took place in Sydney this week. Sampson, CEO of advertising agency Leo Burnet, highlighted the issue of stifling creativity with a combination of fear, conservative organisation politics and outsourcing. He…

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