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Harassment and other infringements

Harassment and other infringements

During Lockdown and Covid 19 we have seen an alarming spike in harassment and sexual harassment incidents in the workplace. Those of us, who work in the field of women’s rights are also acutely aware of the effect of Lockdown on gender-based violence, which has seen a...

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“We Don’t Manufacture Widgets” – a word on soft skills.

“We Don’t Manufacture Widgets” – a word on soft skills.

“We don’t manufacture widgets”, a few thoughts on so-called soft skills. In a podcast called, “There’s no such thing as soft skills”[1], Simon Sinek talks about how skills like effective confrontation, empathy, and patience are not soft skills. He says, “They are...

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Fairness pt.2

Fairness pt.2

Last week, I deliberated on the concept of fairness and how this differs in the labour relations sense from unfair discrimination. This week, my missive is prompted by yet another Tweet by a very influential twitterer, lamenting about how difficult it is to dismiss...

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Dear Managers (How to manage burnout)

Dear Managers (How to manage burnout)

Dear Managers How to manage burnout. Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed in an environment where the ability to cope is important. Burnout is when your cortisol levels are so high that you never have the sensation of “coming down” and have no respite from being...

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Cultural Sensitivity

CURRENT HOT TOPIC: Marleen has been involved with many companies on training cultural sensitivity across industry and in many different organisations. In the first few years of our democracy, we pussy-footed round issues which are currently being openly, but...

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What to do, if your employee at work tests positive

What to do, if your employee at work tests positive

Suddenly, the COVID-19 pandemic has become real. After weeks of holding our breath and waiting with such a feeling of uncertainty, we are in it. All of us are increasingly either know someone who has contracted the virus, or worse still, know someone who has passed...

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Letter to Supplier

Letter to Supplier

Dear Supplier/Service Provider Covid-19 Health & Safety Guidelines to Suppliers and Service Providers We are writing to you to notify you of the health and safety precautions that we are putting in place for the post lockdown period. The precautions we are taking...

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COVID-19 Return to work assessment of employees

COVID-19 Return to work assessment of employees

Guideline for HR in interviewing the candidate: It is critical to establish trust with the employee. You must assure the person that the questions are in their personal interest – not to pry, but in a genuine attempt to ensure their health and that of the entire...

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Guidance on employees in relation to COVID-19

Guidance on employees in relation to COVID-19

Guidance on vulnerable employees and workplace accommodation in relation to COVID-19 Document prepared by Academic Group within the Occupational Health and Safety Workstream of the National Department of Health – Covid-19 Response Download Document

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