Episode 56: Does Your Workplace Have An Employee Engagement Officer, and What Are They?

Episode 56: Does Your Workplace Have An Employee Engagement Officer, and What Are They?

In this episode of the IR Simplified podcast,  I ask the question of whether your business has an employee engagement officer.

If they don’t, why not?

I also talk a little about the book, “The Art of War for Industrial Relations”, which you can preorder today. It is due out in late November.

Links mentioned:

LinkedIn post: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6310964286424522752

Post announcing book: https://irsimplified.com.au/new-book-art-war-industrial-relations/

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Episode 55: Protecting Vulnerable Workers, Enterprise Associations, and Lawyers in IR

Episode 55: Protecting Vulnerable Workers, Enterprise Associations, and Lawyers in IR

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill has passed the Senate.

What does it mean for franchisors, and business owners in general?

I also talk a little more about enterprise associations, and why they are needed, along with a short rant about lawyers in the Fair Work Commission.

Article mentioned:
Defeated by high legal costs: the terrible injustice most of us could face

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Episode 53: Penalty Rates and Registered Organisations

Episode 53: Penalty Rates and Registered Organisations

In this episode of the IR Simplified Podcast, I talk about the following things.

* The application by AiGroup, on behalf of HABA to reduce penalty rates.
* What salon owners should be doing instead
* And my thoughts on registered organisations.

Link to trial membership: irsimplified.com.au/1dollar

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Episode 52 – FWC Casual Conversion, Employsure, Workforce Guardian, FWO, and more

Episode 52 – FWC Casual Conversion, Employsure, Workforce Guardian, FWO, and more

In this episode of the IR Simplified Podcast, I talk about the following things.

* Decision by the Fair Work Commission to put a “casual conversion” clause into Modern Awards
* How this decision, won’t kill businesses.
* The Fair Work Ombudsman’s media statement about Employsure.
* The launch of AustralianIndustrialRelations.com

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IR Simplified Podcast: Episode 51 – Qoctor and Online Medical Certificates

IR Simplified Podcast: Episode 51 – Qoctor and Online Medical Certificates

In this episode of the IR Simplified podcast, I talk about the following: Why do we still require a medical certificate for short term absences? Do we really need to continue to treat our employees as children and make them bring a note in from mum (Doctor), if they have a day off? Why can't we treat them like adults, and say that a stat dec is enough? I also talk about the open badges that will be issued on successful completion of one of out training courses. Read More