The Summer 2021 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following articles: “Depth in Goodbyes” – David Nikolas Brodsky; “Cross-examination on Credit Issues” – Richard Burbidge QC; “Respect@work: Ensuring Your Client’s Policies Support Employee Rights” – Virginia Ginnane; “Comment: WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato and Freedom of Contract” – Dr Ryan Haddrick; “‘Incapacitated for Work’ in SA’s Return to Work Act” – Rick Manuel; “‘Freedom’ – A Workplace Issue” – Craig Ryan; “Wage Theft: From Underpayments to Epidemic” – Adam Searle; and “Reputation Management” – Jacquelynne Willcox.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Interview: “FWC Deputy President Asbury: Strong Working Relationships Key to Sound Workplace Relations” – Deputy President Ingrid Asbury; Book Reviews: “Piss and Wind, George Reid: A Liberal Forgotten”, by Luke Walker – Reviewed by Bryan Belling; “The Brilliant Boy: Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent”, by Gideon Haigh – Reviewed by Michael Easson; “God & Menzies: The Faith that Shaped a Prime Minister and his Nation”, by David Furse-Roberts – Reviewed by Tim James; and “With Conviction: An Australian Legal Memoir”, by Ian Temby – Reviewed by Malcolm Kerr OAM; The Last Word …; and Diary.
The Summer 2020 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Two Fat Gentlemen” – Bryan Belling; “Can Negative Deviance Spur Creativity with Positive Organisational Outcomes?” – David Nikolas Brodsky; “Future-proofing the Workplace: How COVID-19 Changed the Employment Landscape Forever” – Darren Gardner; “The Inconsistencies of Industrial Manslaughter Laws in the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory” – Wazeem Kadir; “Employment Law and Law Firms” – Rick Manuel; as well as the following sections: Editorial; Interview: “Abiding Faiths: Judge Gerard Phillips” – Craig Ryan; Case Notes: “The Great Barrier Rift” – Xavier Boffa; “What’s in a Day?” – El Leverington; “Arbitrary Exercise of a Discretion Kicked Out of the Park” – Lachlan Robison; Book Reviews: “”Letters to Lily Vale”: The Life and Letters of Ernest William Latchford MC, MBE 1916 to 1919 France, Persia and Russia”, by Mark Latchford – Reviewed by Jennifer Giles; “Sir Frederick Jordan: Fire under the Frost”, by Keith Mason – Reviewed by Malcolm Kerr OAM; “IFMRO to IFHRO to IFHIMA: An Historical Overview 1949–2019”, by Professor Phyllis J Watson AM – Reviewed by Craig Ryan; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Winter 2020 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “The Legacy of Jack Mundey and the Green Bans: A CFMEU Perspective” – Darren Greenfield; “Legal Life in Lockdown” – Neil Napper; “Legal Practice after the Pandemic” – Judge Gerard Phillips; “A Pandemic amongst the Sandstone” – Oscar Pursey; “Industrial Relations after COVID-19” – Craig Ryan; “Wage Theft” – Kirsty Stewart, Rick Manuel and Kaz Eaton; as well as the following sections: Editorial; Case Note: “Casual Developments” – Susan Zeitz and Rick Manuel; Obituary: “Vale Jack Mundey (1929–2020) – His Significance for Australian Unionism” – Meredith Burgmann; “(2020) Mundey’s Legacy – Jack Mundey: 17 October 1929–10 May 2020” – Dr Michael Easson AM; “Vale Jim Macken (1927–1919)” – James Macken; “The Honourable Joe Isaac AO (1922–2019)” – Paul Munro; “Peteris Ginters (1971–2020), Barrister” – Ingmar Taylor SC; Book Reviews: “Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy, by AN Wilson” – Reviewed by Malcolm Kerr OAM; “Going Under, by Sonia Henry” – Reviewed by Jeffrey Phillips SC; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Autumn 2019 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Emergency C-Section Required: Improving the Delivery of Male Parental Leave Entitlements” – Sandra Hu; “The Death of Reasonable Notice?” – Rick Manuel; “Industrial Action in the Wake of Auimatagi v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner  FCAFC 191” – Lucas Moctezuma; “The Case of Foodora: The Adequacy of Australia’s Industrial Safety Net in a Gig Economy” – Cassidy O’Sullivan; “Nearly a Century of Workers Compensation in New South Wales” – Judge Gerard Phillips; “The New Judicial Review – Legal Unreasonableness” – Mark Robinson SC and Dr Simon Blount; as well as the following sections: Interview: “‘We’ll Keep Challenging the System’: United Voice National Secretary, Jo-anne Schofield” – Craig Ryan; Obituary: “Vale George Polites: A Man for All Seasons” – Paul Munro;; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Autumn 2017 issue of Workplace Review contains the following articles: “Investing in people” – Dr John Falzon; “Thinking outside the square: Long Service Leave today” – Ashleigh Mills (winner of the 2016 McCallum Medal Competition); “Complaints and inquiries: Pain in the neck or workplace right?” – Neil Napper and Luke Scandrett; “‘The King’s Shilling’: Military industrial relations in Australia” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; and “The insidious abuse of Section 389(1)(a)” – Bruce Taylor. Also featured is an interview with WR’s co-General Editor Jeffrey Phillips SC, and the following sections: Focus On: SA; Focus On: WA; Work Health and Safety; Book Review; as well as Diary, and The Last Word.
This pre-election Winter issue of the Workplace Review (Volume 7 Part 2) covers the following content: “The CFMEU’s case against the ABCC” – Rita Mallia; “Interns or employees?” – Steven Moore QC; “The future of Australian industrial relations” – Neil Napper; “Green Acres (with apologies to Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor) – domestic service regulation in Australia” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; “What is the future of employee representation?” – Marea Wilson; and “NSW Police Force – Workforce Improvement Program” – Assistant Commissioner Carlene York APM and Kristie Out; as well as the following sections: Focus on South Australia: “Workplace relations developments” – Rick Manuel; Focus on Western Australia: “Employees pick up the bar tab for that final stint of rest and recreation” – Duncan Fletcher and James Parkinson; Interview: “‘A full and happy life’: Brendan O’Connor’s goal for Australia’s workers” – by Craig Ryan; and “Commissioner Roberts retires” – Jeffrey Phillips SC; Work Health and Safety: “It’s not me, it’s you … and other myths about labour hire legal liability in health and safety” – Elana O’Reilly; The Last Word; and Diary.
The Winter 2015 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Who has custody of a police officer’s goatee?” – Catherine Bembrick; “Elder abuse – an issue for employers?” – Rick Manuel; “Allegations and consequences: How should an employer respond to an employee’s misconduct?” – Luke Scandrett and Neil Napper; “Recent privacy considerations arising in the workplace – social media and limitations on collection and use by employers of employee-generated content” – Elizabeth Raper and Philippa Munton; Focus on South Australia: “Developments in reasonable notice and unfair dismissals” – Rick Manuel; Focus on Victoria: “Corporate accessorial liability” – Steven Moore; Interview: “Richard Kenzie: Without fear or favour – industrial relations the Kenzie way” – by Steven Andrew; Common Law and General Protections: “Tattsbet Ltd v Morrow: Employee or contractor?” – Andrew Denton; “Additional comments on “workplace rights”” – Victoria Lambropoulos; Work health and safety: “Drug testing in the workplace – does a worker’s “right” to privacy restrict an employer’s ability to effectively minimise work health and safety risks?” – Michael Tooma and Niaz Payne; Book Review, The Last Word, Diary and Artworks.
The Winter 2013 issue of Workplace Review publishes articles on social media risks for employers, unlawful termination provisions in the Fair Work Act, responsible advocacy in the Fair Work Commission and the need for democratic reform of trade unions in Australia. Also in this issue is an interview of Janet Albrechtsen, a review of the book “Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott”, a Vale of Charles Copeman AM, as well as the Diary, The Last Word and Focus On: SA.
The Winter 2012 edition of Workplace Review includes the following articles: “The industrial relations system is fundamentally flawed” – Frank Marks; “The ACTU’s insecure work campaign” – Natalie Rodwell and Neil Napper; “From ABCC to FWBC: Tides of change?” – Irina Kolodizner and Neil Napper; “Assessing compensation in adverse action cases” – Ian Latham and David Taylor; “Casual chat backfires on bank” – Craig Tanner; and “Keeping older workers on the dance floor and the benefits of SLOW ageing” – Kate Marie and Eva Migdal. Also included in this Part are a range of section notes, including an interview of Professor John Buchanan, Vales of The Hon Judith Cohen and Frank Walker QC, the Diary and much more.
The Winter 2011 issue of Workplace Review contains interesting material on a wide range of topics relating to workplace legislation. The Part includes articles on right of entry provisions, the approach to remedies for unfair dismissals, the recent decision in Laing O’Rourke (BMC) Pty Ltd v Kirwin and a look at the planking craze and what it means for the workplace, plus much more.