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HR

The birds and the bees – how to tackle tough conversations about workplace sexism

- November 10, 2020 5 MIN READ

When it comes to striking fear into parents’ hearts, few things do it more effectively than the thought of having the ‘birds and the bees’ conversation. Similarly, managers and directors of businesses often experience trepidation about broaching workplace sexism and sexual harassment. However, it’s crucial you find the courage to step up and create a… Read more »

Features

Courageous conversations key to ending workplace harassment

- May 28, 2018 4 MIN READ

Marcela Slepica, Clinical Services Director, AccessEAP, suggests having courageous conversations is the first step for employers and employees wishing to end workplace harassment. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) defines harassment as unlawfully treating a person less favourably on the basis of particular protected attributes such as gender, race, disability or age. However, Slepica suggests… Read more »

Business Advice

How to protect yourself as an employer

- July 26, 2017 3 MIN READ

Running a small business is challenging enough to forget that as an employer you’re also responsible for the behaviour of your employees in the workplace. One of the most serious problems a small business owner might face is vicarious liability. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you understand vicarious liability and protect yourself from it. What… Read more »