News and interviews on Peter Vitalie including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 24 February 2010
It is important to realise that while we have new rules, it is now not a given right for employees to demand and receive part-time work.
Monday, 22 February 2010
Giving a flat out no will make the employee resentful and even less productive.
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
Carelessness is not necessarily age related: just ask my teenage sons.
Monday, 04 January 2010
If there is a request for enterprise bargaining you need to think about your strategy carefully.
Wednesday, 23 December 2009
Companies enforce leave to crack down on the so called “Christmas working holiday” whereby staff appear at work but intersperse the day with shopping, web surfing and generally taking it easy.
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
Every employee that falls within the Federal system - and that's everyone in Victoria - must receive at least the Federal minimum wage.
Wednesday, 30 September 2009
The workplace is not the forum for staff members to voice their opinions or personal beliefs - from breastfeeding babies to religion.
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
Ask the union to put in writing exactly what it is they wish to discuss - and not talking to them until they do.
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
The Rudd government insisted their IR new system would reduce go-away money. But when I hear what lawyers are advising clients, I have my doubts.
Thursday, 30 July 2009
Don't terminate or suspend the project without first obtaining legal advice about your options.
Wednesday, 26 November 2008
Our web developer has behaved totally unprofessionally. What are my legal rights?