Fixed Term Contract Changes: What you need to know!
From 6 December 2023, Employers will be bound by new limitations on fixed term contracts under the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (‘Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act’). The intent of the new legislation is to protect employees engaged on rolling fixed term contracts in the same position.
Mapien is pleased to introduce our newest Principal Consultant, Damien Power!
Announcement: Mapien is pleased to introduce our newest Principal Consultant, and Sydney office lead Damien Power! Damien brings extensive experience working in all facets of strategic and operational human resources and industrial relations.
Flexible Workplace Arrangements – How Much Flex Is Enough Flex?
In a post COVID-19 environment where the issue of what is a reasonable level of flexibility is in flux, this case illustrates the need for employers to proactively manage the challenges and demands of modern working flexibilities, and provides useful lessons in understanding how much they need to “flex” when it comes to requests for flexible work arrangements.
The Value of Managing Psychosocial Risks: Burden or Strategic Investment?
Transforming your workplace into a beacon of psychological health and safety is not just a legal imperative but a strategic differentiator. Learn the benefits of adopting an investment mindset towards psychosocial risk management and how to foster a healthier, more productive workplace environment.
Applying the GROW Coaching Model to Move Through Challenges
Got a challenge you need to work through or set a big goal you haven’t achieved yet? Wondering how you can get from where you are now to where you need to be — while confidently leading your team to the other side? You need to start with the GROW Coaching Model.
The Festive Season is here! – What employers need to know
With the festive season creeping in, employers need to be aware of the entitlements and rules that apply whilst their business operates during the end of year holiday season. Do you know your responsibilities and the legislative requirements?
The Zombie Apocalypse Crusade Continues
With Zombie Agreements automatically terminating on 6 December 2023, employers should be assessing their collective agreements to determine whether an application to extend is viable and, if not, take steps to implement an enterprise agreement (time permitting) or prepare to be subject to one or more applicable modern awards.