When an employee complaint alleging workplace discrimination or harassment is lodged, it is usually seen as a negative moment in the life of the organisation.
However, it is possible for an employer to view this as a positive phenomenon, rather than a sign of complete failure. This is because well-handled complaints can illuminate hidden corporate weaknesses, as well as any lurking issues affecting…Continue
Hospitals - very few people like them, yet many of us will be a resident at one time or another. Even though hospitals can be sources of great joy, places where babies are born, miracles happen and lives are saved, they also represent sickness, injury, death, and some pretty ordinary food!
The people who work in them - the doctors, surgeons, nurses, aides, assistants, administrators and catering…Continue
Given how much time employees spend at work every week, it is hardly surprising that romantic relationships develop in the workplace.
But what happens when a romance is inappropriate, or attraction crosses the line into sexual harassment?
While there is nothing illegal about a workplace relationship between…Continue
Most adults like to indulge in the use of alcohol from time to time. Some even like to partake a little more frequently - which is generally not problematic, in the privacy of one's own home and social sphere.
But occasionally problems with alcohol or even drug consumption can creep into the workplace, with staff under the influence while at work or under performing because of the…Continue