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Jan 13, 2016
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

What can we learn from new bullying decisions?

Workplace bullying has been under the microscope this year, and particularly so in the last month, with the Fair Work Commission handing down a number of decisions relating to stop-bullying applications or unfair dismissals.It might seem, sometimes, that we have heard it all when it comes to bullying and how it can affect an organisation and its employees, but these decisions have raised some interesting points that you might not have considered relating to costs, workplace culture and…See More
Dec 8, 2015
Alicia McCarty posted a blog post

What can we learn from new bullying decisions?

Workplace bullying has been under the microscope this year, and particularly so in the last month, with the Fair Work Commission handing down a number of decisions relating to stop-bullying applications or unfair dismissals.It might seem, sometimes, that we have heard it all when it comes to bullying and how it can affect an organisation and its employees, but these decisions have raised some interesting points that you might not have considered relating to costs, workplace culture and…See More
Dec 8, 2015
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

Why sleep is a work issue, and how employers can manage it

An employee's sleeping habits might seem like a personal issue for them to manage, but in fact employers should start prioritising workers' 'sleep health' if they want to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.While I can't tell you why sleep is still being overlooked as a health issue by many employers, I can give you hard evidence as to why this needs to change, as well as tips from an expert on how to do it.US researchers…See More
Nov 9, 2015
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Alicia McCarty's blog post Why sleep is a work issue, and how employers can manage it
"A life time of experience working with and being sleep deprived has shown me that some individuals become frustrated, angry, make 'irrational decisions' and at times, appear to act in ways that are not associated with their…"
Nov 6, 2015
Alicia McCarty posted a blog post

Why sleep is a work issue, and how employers can manage it

An employee's sleeping habits might seem like a personal issue for them to manage, but in fact employers should start prioritising workers' 'sleep health' if they want to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.While I can't tell you why sleep is still being overlooked as a health issue by many employers, I can give you hard evidence as to why this needs to change, as well as tips from an expert on how to do it.US researchers…See More
Nov 4, 2015
Bernard Keith Althofer commented on Alicia McCarty's blog post What is "reasonable" when dealing with pre-existing psychological injuries?
"Whilst some organisations may include some examples of reasonable management in their prevention, detection, reporting and resolution of workplace bullying policy, it seems that communication continues to be a vexed issue. As the above case…"
Oct 16, 2015
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

What is "reasonable" when dealing with pre-existing psychological injuries?

Managing workers with pre-existing psychological conditions can be a minefield.Two recent cases I've written about in my role at OHS Alert provide some clarity for employers on what will - and won't - be considered "reasonable" when determining an employer's liability for exacerbating an existing injury or illness.Context crucial for "reasonable" appearance commentsIn the first case, which was heard in the Federal Court, a worker claimed her mentor's comments about her appearance and the…See More
Oct 15, 2015
Alicia McCarty posted a blog post

What is "reasonable" when dealing with pre-existing psychological injuries?

Managing workers with pre-existing psychological conditions can be a minefield.Two recent cases I've written about in my role at OHS Alert provide some clarity for employers on what will - and won't - be considered "reasonable" when determining an employer's liability for exacerbating an existing injury or illness.Context crucial for "reasonable" appearance commentsIn the first case, which was heard in the Federal Court, a worker claimed her mentor's comments about her appearance and the…See More
Oct 15, 2015
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

How to tackle work-related cyberbullying

Do you know how to address work-related cyberbullying? Some recent Australian research gives employers tips on how they can protect workers from this problematic and complex issue.Employers can combat the growing phenomenon by training workers to be more optimistic and resilient, as well as training them in email etiquette, the researchers say.Employers should also introduce a zero-tolerance policy…See More
Sep 3, 2015
Alicia McCarty posted a blog post

How to tackle work-related cyberbullying

Do you know how to address work-related cyberbullying? Some recent Australian research gives employers tips on how they can protect workers from this problematic and complex issue.Employers can combat the growing phenomenon by training workers to be more optimistic and resilient, as well as training them in email etiquette, the researchers say.Employers should also introduce a zero-tolerance policy…See More
Sep 3, 2015
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

Workplaces can't ignore domestic violence issues

Domestic violence is increasingly being recognised as an issue to be managed in the workplace, with researchers describing it is a "significant form of workplace violence" and a Fair Work commissioner upholding a domestic violence victim's unfair dismissal claim recently.Why it is a workplace issueEmployers urgently need to develop specific workplace interventions for both victims and perpetrators of domestic violence (DV), the researchers say, after finding in a survey of 8429 Canadians that…See More
Aug 6, 2015
Alicia McCarty posted a blog post

Workplaces can't ignore domestic violence issues

Domestic violence is increasingly being recognised as an issue to be managed in the workplace, with researchers describing it is a "significant form of workplace violence" and a Fair Work commissioner upholding a domestic violence victim's unfair dismissal claim recently.Why it is a workplace issueEmployers urgently need to develop specific workplace interventions for both victims and perpetrators of domestic violence (DV), the researchers say, after finding in a survey of 8429 Canadians that…See More
Aug 5, 2015
A blog post by Alicia McCarty was featured

How do your workers cope with stress?

Are your workers more stressed than they used to be? What strategies do they use to cope? Could their stress lead to physical injuries or conditions?Stress can manifest in any workplace and in any worker, and below, I discuss how workers handle workplace stress and how more workers than ever before are feeling stressed.Encourage workers to use active coping strategiesEmployers can prevent worker stress escalating and becoming chronic by training employees to avoid resorting to passive coping…See More
Jul 16, 2015

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Alicia McCarty's Blog

What can we learn from new bullying decisions?

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 8:26 0 Comments

Workplace bullying has been under the microscope this year, and particularly so in the last month, with the Fair Work Commission handing down a number of decisions relating to stop-bullying applications or unfair dismissals.

It might seem, sometimes, that we have heard it all when it comes to bullying and how it can affect an organisation and its employees, but these decisions have raised some interesting points that you might not have considered relating to costs, workplace culture…

Continue

Why sleep is a work issue, and how employers can manage it

Posted on November 4, 2015 at 13:30 1 Comment

An employee's sleeping habits might seem like a personal issue for them to manage, but in fact employers should start prioritising workers' 'sleep health' if they want to reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.

While I can't tell you why sleep is still being overlooked as a health issue by many employers, I can give you hard evidence as to why this needs to change, as well as tips from an expert on how to do it.

US researchers…

Continue

What is "reasonable" when dealing with pre-existing psychological injuries?

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 11:59 1 Comment

Managing workers with pre-existing psychological conditions can be a minefield.

Two recent cases I've written about in my role at OHS Alert provide some clarity for employers on what will - and won't - be considered "reasonable" when determining an employer's liability for exacerbating an existing injury or illness.

Context crucial for "reasonable" appearance comments

In the first case, which was heard in the Federal Court, a worker claimed her mentor's comments…

Continue

How to tackle work-related cyberbullying

Posted on September 3, 2015 at 14:57 0 Comments

Do you know how to address work-related cyberbullying? Some recent Australian research gives employers tips on how they can protect workers from this problematic and complex issue.

Employers can combat the growing phenomenon by training workers to be more optimistic and resilient, as well as training them in email etiquette, the researchers say.

Employers should also introduce a…

Continue

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