Last week, we provided you with some tips to ensure a smooth workplace transition into 2015. This week we visit the Full Federal Court’s landmark ruling which held that the pub across the road can be classified as a “workplace” – broadening the locations in which an employer can be held liable for the offending conduct of its employees.
In the aftermath of last week's Labor Government election victory, employers should be aware of some of the changes the new government proposes to introduce in the New Year.
Also, with the festive season upon us once again, there are a number of steps employers can take to ensure their staff are safe and act appropriately at end of year functions.
We have set out some practical tips for employers to avoid problems arising at this year's celebrations.