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Preparing for the “Great Resignation” and remote employee departures

USA - December 20 2021 Whether there will be a “Great Resignation” in Australia has been fiercely debated for weeks. But whatever the different viewpoints, stabilisation…

Looking ahead - will 2022 be ‘the year of living dangerously’ for hybrid work?

USA - December 16 2021 The pandemic has prompted many organisations to adopt ‘hybrid’ work models. Seyfarth’s global Future of Work pulse survey in 2021 found that…

How employers can navigate the roadmap for [email protected] after COVID

Australia - November 24 2021 Our project was finished. With grins on our faces, my colleague and I walked towards each other, hands sailing through the air in synchronised arcs…

Getting ahead of the (COVID) curve

USA - October 20 2021 All the modelling done and released by our governments to support the roadmaps out of lockdowns tell us the same thing: as our businesses and Borders…

Is it time to diversify discrimination laws?

USA - July 8 2021 The first time a global client asked me for a template employment diversity form, I didn’t know what they were after. They wanted to track their…

The evolution of casual employment regulation

Australia - March 26 2021 The original idea A worker stands at the gates of the docks hoping for work. The boss approaches the fence separating dozens of huge containers from…

Taking eyes off the ball? Perception and tolerance of critical safety risks during a global pandemic

Australia - March 16 2021 During the Australian summer, media reports have documented a tragic spike in drownings at unpatrolled Australian beaches, as people search for…

The gig economy - a new category of worker on the horizon?

United Kingdom - January 21 2021 Over five years ago, in 2015 we wrote a thought piece about the “gig economy” and where it might be headed. Given the gig economy was then only…

When bad facts make bad law: the impact of regulator discretion on health and safety outcomes

Australia - November 27 2020 Some time ago, we queried whether punitive enforcement action against duty holders was the best approach for improving health and safety outcomes for…

Mental health awareness and innovation - a silver lining?

Australia - June 25 2020 The crisis posed immediate and acute challenges for organisations and workers. In an extremely short period of time, we have a…