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Workplace Law & Strategy Blog Blog

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Cyber restraints of trade in the new era of digital markets

Australia, USA - August 13 2019 An enforceable restraint of trade can be a key business asset, giving an employer time to recover when a senior employee has left the business for a…

The data that demonstrates the state of play of enterprise bargaining

Australia - June 18 2019 Some data to support this follows in this blog. Both agreement numbers and employees covered by in-term agreements are in decline. Point 7 and 8…

Collective bargaining: the outlook

Australia - May 30 2019 In yesterday’s blog, we commented on the state of play in enterprise bargaining in Australia. So what’s the outlook for enterprise bargaining in…

The collective bargaining state of play (AKA risk management for employers)

Australia - May 29 2019 The genesis of enterprise bargaining in the mid 1990’s lay in its potential to generate productivity gains at a time when workplaces were strangled…

No silver bullet for wages growth, but there are solutions

Australia, OECD - May 15 2019 The debate on what is to be done about slowing wages growth of Australian workers is, understandably, receiving an increased focus in the midst of an…

We care about machines, but will they care about us?

Global, United Kingdom - April 15 2019 Our clients care deeply about innovation and technology. We know this from our engagement with clients including discussions triggered by reflecting…

Safeguards, in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Australia - February 28 2019 It is widely proclaimed that we are in the midst of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR). The leaps and bounds that are being made daily in…

Workplace 911: Employer Telephone Systems May Need to be Revamped to Meet New and Pending Rules

USA - December 4 2018 Most large employers maintain multiline phone systems at their workplaces. Along with emergency action plans and evacuation procedures, employers must…

Workplace gender equality - a sad state of affairs

Australia - November 15 2018 This week’s data released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) shows some modest improvements in workplace gender equality in the entities…

Unlimited annual leave gathers momentum

Australia - October 9 2018 It’s no secret that Australians love their annual leave. In recent years, many companies have chosen to go above and beyond minimum standards by…