Kingston Reid’s ‘A word to the WISE’ podcasts cover a range of Workplace Relations,
Employment and Workplace Health & Safety issues for professionals working in this area.

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27 July 2022
The HSU Elections: Should You Be Worried?
July 27, 2022

Following the recent elections in the Health Services Union, Partner Lucy Shanahan and Senior Associate Luke Maroney discuss the resulting increase to industrial strategy and reinvigoration of campaigns within the sector.

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Kingston Reid
The HSU Elections: Should You Be Worried?
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12 April 2022
A Roadmap Towards Respect – a year on
April 12, 2022

One year in, and on the eve of a federal Government election, Partner Christa Lenard, Senior Associate Sophie Baartz, and Ombpoint’s Managing Director Lindall West, take a look at what has happened in relation to implementation during the last year and discuss whether the roadmap is working and what this means for employers and employees.

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Kingston Reid
A Roadmap Towards Respect – a year on
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18 February 2022
Part II: Actions don’t speak louder than the written words
February 18, 2022

A week on from the High Court’s ruling on Jamsek and Personnel Contracting, Partner’s Christa Lenard and Michael Mead deep dive into the Personnel Contracting case and discuss the differences in the two decisions, the effects and implications of the rulings, and provide tips for employers managing these issues moving forward, including how future litigation might now unfold.

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Kingston Reid
Part II: Actions don’t speak louder than the written words
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10 February 2022
Actions don’t speak louder than the written words – The High Court rules in Jamsek and Personnel Contracting
February 10, 2022

In light of the High Court’s significant independent contracting decisions delivered in Jamsek and Personnel Contracting, Partners Christa Lenard and Michael Mead discuss the impact of the decision in characterising workplace relationships moving forward.

Kingston Reid
Kingston Reid
Actions don’t speak louder than the written words – The High Court rules in Jamsek and Personnel Contracting
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21 December 2021
Sunshine, Spritz and setting up for 2022 – Issues and items to muse while you take a well-earned break
December 21, 2021

As we come to the end of a busy year for everyone, Partners Alice DeBoos and Michael Mead take time to talk about the ER, IR and HR issues that will exercise their minds over their summer break and factor into the Australian Workplace Relations landscape for 2022. Grab yourself an Aperol Spritz and hear from them about the things that are likely to be significant for 2022.

Kingston Reid
Kingston Reid
Sunshine, Spritz and setting up for 2022 – Issues and items to muse while you take a well-earned break
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