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Do you know where your employment contract is?

Employment law

Do you know where your employment contract is?

It is vital to know where your employment contract is because it governs your terms of employment, and includes any additional rights and responsibilities you might have. It is the first point of reference for if things go wrong in the workplace.

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Protecting men's mental health in the workplace

Employment law

Protecting men's mental health in the workplace

Job stress has been associated with increased suicide among men, so it’s important to heighten awareness of preventable men’s health problems to enable early detection and treatment before things seem unmanageable.

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National commission important step towards preventing elder abuse

Will disputes

National commission important step towards preventing elder abuse

The Federal Government’s recent decision to introduce a national independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission is a positive step towards reducing elder abuse in our community.

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Skiing and snowboarding injuries - who's at fault?

Public safety

Skiing and snowboarding injuries - who's at fault?

Skiing and snowboarding injuries have become increasingly under the spotlight since Formula One champion Michael Schumacher suffered a critical head injury whilst skiing in 2013.

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The fatal consequences of food allergies and anaphylaxis

Public safety

The fatal consequences of food allergies and anaphylaxis

Allergic reactions should always be taken seriously as they can range in severity and, in the most extreme cases, can be fatal.

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Are bonuses the easy way out for employers?

Employment law

Are bonuses the easy way out for employers?

Bonuses and incentive payments are so common these days that they’re even considered to be partly responsible for the current sluggish wage growth in Australia.

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