Hostile Work Environments

Hostile Work Environments

A comprehensive guide to what this means in context of the Respect@Work Act  The term and concept, “hostile work environment”, is becoming part of our OHS and legal frameworks that govern our workplaces. All Australian businesses are now more accountable than ever for...
Complaints Handling: Perilous or Not?

Complaints Handling: Perilous or Not?

Workplace complaints are a double-edged sword. When handled effectively, they can lead to improved processes, better communication, and a more conducive working environment. But mishandling complaints can generate tension, decrease productivity, and even result in...
Respect@Work

Respect@Work

On 27 September 2022, the Federal Government introduced to parliament the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights Legislation Amendment (Respect at Work) Bill 2022. If passed, it will implement a further 7 of the 55 recommendations from the Respect@Work report. If passed...