Author: Gemma Jamieson

13 Aug

Will you be the next big payroll scandal?

Cosmetic company Lush has apologised for underpaying its staff $2million over an 8-year period. The company recently announced that it had reported itself to the Fair Work Ombudsmen after identifying that it had underpaid more than 5000 staff following the discovery of a “significant payroll error”. It has been identified that in some cases, some

23 Feb

Industrial Manslaughter

On the 23rd of October 2017, the Queensland Parliament passed the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017. This Act was introduced following a report commissioned in response to the workplace fatalities that occurred in 2016 at both Dreamworld and Eagle Farm racecourse. The review resulted in a total of 58 recommendations

14 Nov

Inadequate Sleep

“New research suggests that sleep is vital in allowing each cell, in every organ of the body, to continue to function. No wonder sleep deprivation is such a highly effective form of torture” – The Sleep Health Foundation I was recently involved in a conversation about people’s sleeping patterns with a number of my colleagues.

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