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If you are new to industrial relations the following articles make a good starting point.
- What is industrial relations?
- What is a trade union?
- Workplace Bullying. What is it?
- Enterprise Agreements. What are they?
High Income Threshold
Employers should be aware that from 1 July 2017, the high-income threshold is set to increase to $142,000.00. This means the maximum amount of compensation payable for a successful unfair dismissal claim increases to $71,000.00.
Recent articles and podcast episodes
In this episode, I'll be talking about the the following: The Annual discussion on wages increases, and my suggestion on what should happen. Internships, Asking the question how we can fix HR at the coal face, Thoughts on a suggestion that HR and Marketing are...read more
In this episode I'll be talking about the planned creation of a “super union”. The CFMMEU< Medical certificates being provided by Chemists. (again). An interesting bit from reading about Henry Ford and Forlandia And finally a bit of a talk about bullying and...read more
64: Are Enterprise Agreements Dead And Buried?, Recording Workplace Investigations, and Why We Must Break Unions
In episode 64 of the IR Simplified podcast, I talk about the following: Enterprise agreements. Are they really dead, or have we failed to use them to their fullest potential? Workplace Investigations. Should the investigator use a tape recorder? And... Why we as...read more
In this episode we will be jumping between the sheets and talking about the bonking ban that PM Turnbull has implemented. I also share my thoughts on the following: A recent article in “the conversation” titled "A new definition of ‘worker’ could protect...read more
In this episode of the IR Simplified Podcast, I talk about the following things. Protected Industrial Action, and why strikes don't belong in today's work environment. The ACTU's campaign for casuals, enterprise agreements and industrial action. Sex...read more
Episode 61 of the IR Simplified podcast is now available. In this episode I ask the question if registered organisations are still relevant, and if they aren't is there an alternative. I also share my thoughts on the usual employee bashing in the lead up...read more