Joe Murphy


For the Love of it - Volunteers and the Work Health and Safety Act

Occupational/work health and safety responsibilities that persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) will face under the Model Work Health and Safety Act, when engaging volunteers. Although current OHS legislation is…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Tips for employers - dismissals best practice

Employers need to follow best practice to minimise the potential for problems to arise in relation to dismissals of employees... this article includes some tips on best practice…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

'Humiliated' aircraft engineer awarded $85K - HR Leader

Adverse action claims under the General Protections provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and in the recent case of Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Association v International Aviations Service Assistance Pty Ltd…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Workplace Surveillance - 10 tips

A number of recent employment related cases have highlighted the need for employers to ensure they have compliant and comprehensive policies (For example see: Dianna Smith T/A Escape Hair Design v Sally-Anne Fitzgerald [2011]…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

37 Million reasons... HR Leader

Whatever view you have about the David Jones & Kristy Fraser-Kirk claim, the focus of discussion should now be ‘what can you do as a business to prevent a claim arising in the first place?’. I've included some tips…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
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