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Health & Safety eBooks


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How to Develop a Safe Operating Procedure

18 pages – $49.95 NOW $42.45
Author: Michael Selinger, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to develop safe operating procedures for your workplace
  • 4 downloadable documents including a sample Safe Operating Procedure template
  • How to conduct a risk assessment legally and effectively

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The Bullying Guide

49 pages – $99.95 NOW $84.95
Author: Michael Selinger, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • A 4–page bullying policy sample you can easily adopt for your workplace
  • A practical 6–step guide to investigating a bullying allegation
  • 4 steps to reduce the risk of bullying in your workplace

Employment Law eBooks


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The Annual Leave Guide

26 pages – $49.95 NOW $42.45
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • 22 common questions about annual leave – answered
  • How to determine how much annual leave your employees are entitled to
  • 4 steps to take to reduce the risk of bullying in your workplace

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The Long Service Leave Guide

23 pages – $59.95 NOW $50.95
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • The 9 most common long service leave questions – answered
  • What you should pay an employee taking long service leave
  • How long service leave laws vary for each State and Territory

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The Parental Leave Guide

27 pages – $34.95 NOW $29.70
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to determine who is eligible for parental leave
  • 6 downloadable document templates, including a 3–page parental leave policy
  • A detailed explanation of the paid parental leave scheme

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The Personal/Carer’s Leave Guide

29 pages – $59.95 NOW $50.95
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • Comprehensive answers to the 7 most commonly asked personal/carer’s leave questions
  • 4 essential document templates for dealing with personal/carer’s leave
  • PLUS! A FREE copy of the The Compassionate Leave Guide with every purchase

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The Community Service Leave Guide

20 pages – $29.95 NOW $25.45
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to calculate payment for employees taking community service leave
  • How employees taking community service leave are legally protected
  • Our experts answer 6 common questions about community service leave

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The Wages Guide

24 pages – $39.95 NOW $33.95
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • A detailed explanation of your legal obligations regarding wages
  • How to determine which wage entitlements apply to your employees
  • 4 downloadable document templates including a payslip template

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Social Media and the Law

40 pages – $49.95 NOW $42.45
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to legally regulate your employees’ social media use
  • A downloadable and editable 3–page social media policy
  • How to minimise the legal risks your business faces due to social media

Human Resources eBooks


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Managing Family Issues in the Workplace

64 pages – $89.95 NOW $76.45
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to know when your employees are entitled to parental leave
  • How to manage health and safety risks for pregnant employees
  • How to best handle a request for Flexible Working Arrangements

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Managing Redundancies

60 pages – $99.95 NOW $84.95
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • 9 downloadable templates to help you implement a redundancy effectively
  • The 7–step process to managing redundancy fairly and legally
  • The key to avoiding potentially costly unfair dismissal claims

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Managing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

38 pages – $69.95 NOW $59.45
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to identify when unlawful sexual harassment is occurring
  • How to respond to a sexual harassment complaint
  • 6 downloadable templates, including an 6–page sexual harassment policy

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Managing Underperformance

50 pages – $99.95 NOW $84.95
Author: Charles Power, Partner, Holding Redlich Lawyers

  • How to minimise your legal risks when managing underperformance
  • 17 downloadable checklists and templates to help you deal with underperformance
  • How to implement a dismissal fairly and lawfully

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Effective Workplace Investigations

292 pages – $395.00 NOW $335.75
Authors: Grevis Beard, Rose Bryant-Smith and Lisa Klug, Worklogic

  • How to write a sound and effective investigation plan
  • 30+ downloadable and editable checklists to help with your investigative procedure
  • How to source useful evidence and document it correctly
  • How to avoid common pitfalls when investigating incidents in your workplace

Effective Workplace Investigations is an essential guide for anyone who is likely to take responsibility for investigating workplace conflicts or complaints.

Written in clear and practical plain English, this 292–page eBook looks at each step a workplace should follow to respond appropriately when the need for an investigation arises.

It sets out the specific process you need to follow to conduct a sound, procedurally fair and defensible workplace investigation in easy–to–understand terms, including:

  • How to judge when an investigation is required
  • How to plan and scope the investigation appropriately
  • How to collect and analyse evidence
  • How to make findings of fact in a procedurally fair way
  • How to assess any proven conduct against your policies and procedures
  • How to consider whether your organisation should take any further steps to improve working relationships or to manage risks
  • And much more

Trying to uncover the truth about allegations of wrongdoing in your workplace is demanding, time consuming and complicated.

But it’s also essential. That’s why your workplace needs a copy of Effective Workplace Investigations.