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We have a very comfortable couch at Justitia, which is where we have our best discussions. This is what we’re talking about at the moment.

Performance management and receiving feedback – what does it trigger in you?

Posted by May 24, 2019

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at a conference on the topic of performance management. My first thought was “great!” – it’s a topic I have spoken on many times before, so I was fairly confident I could revamp something without too much effort. Yet as the conference approached and my enthusiasm […]

Justitia Spotlight – An interview with Melissa Scadden

Posted by Nov 21, 2018

Interviewer: Grant Klemm, Legal Research Assistant —Grant is a final year Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (History) student at La Trobe University and currently works as a Legal Research Assistant. What do you believe is a key challenge faced by employment law at the moment? The way people work is changing. There is a fairly vigorous […]

Protecting vulnerable workers

Posted by Nov 30, 2017

As previously discussed, the Court has demonstrated that it is increasingly willing to extend accessorial liability to third parties, including directors, human resource and payroll staff, professional advisors and other companies both up and down the supply chain. The Federal Court has recently continued this trend in Fair Work Ombudsman v NSH North Pty Ltd […]

Stop bullying orders – an injunctive measure for disciplinary processes?

Posted by May 23, 2017

The interaction between disciplinary processes and allegations of bullying is a difficult issue for many organisations. We often hear of employees making complaints of bullying or discrimination whilst they are subject to an investigation, performance management or some other disciplinary process. The disciplinary or performance management process – provided it is properly instituted – generally […]