In this edition, we explore when and how an employer can use pre-employment medical screening, and whether the risk is worth the reward. We also take a closer look at how to deal with ill and injured employees, and whether an employer can terminate the employment for reasons of ill health.
The new Anti-Bullying Laws have now been operative for little over 9 months. We explain how these new laws operate and their effectiveness.
Finally, in our ever changing economic climate, the use of contract labour and independent contractors has become more prevalent. Our article on “Understanding the distinction between contractors and employees” is crucial reading for any employer contemplating engaging independent contractors.