TOPIC: Employment law

How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

How likely is it that you’ll get another job over 50?

If you’re over 50 and looking to change jobs or re-enter the workforce, the odds are stacked against you. Here we discuss the deeply embedded perceptions about older workers, the disconnect between policy and marketplace, and the need for a new approach.

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Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Creating a transgender-positive workplace

Managers who’ve had limited contact with transgender employees may be unsure about how to create a welcoming and supportive environment. Here we discuss simple ways to promote diversity and acceptance in the workplace so that all employees can feel safe and accepted at work.

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Willing and able: disability in the workplace

Willing and able: disability in the workplace

More than two million Australians of ‘prime working age’ identify as having a disability. What are the rights of employees and the responsibilities and obligations of their employers?

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Negotiating an executive employment contract

Negotiating an executive employment contract

When you’re offered a role, it’s important to make sure your contract covers all your rights. We offer advice for negotiating an executive contract.

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New research shows that even minor concussions in young children are more damaging than we realised.

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So you’re thinking of leaving your money to charity?

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We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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