2015 Edition of Instant HR Policies & Procedures Released

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13 Mar, 2015

The 2015 Edition of Instant HR Policies and Procedures for Australian small to medium businesses has just been released.

This year clients using our Australian HR Policies and Procedures Manual have been grappling with somewhat more challenging HR issues, and the updates reflect these challenges.

New Australian HR Policies and Procedures for 2015

This is the first year we have included a detailed Domestic and Family Violence Policy in recognition that domestic violence is often inextricably linked to the workplace.

We have also included a policy for Transgender Team Members to assist support team members, remove discrimination and to respectfully manage their transition.

Wearable devices have raised a whole new raft of HR challenges in relation to privacy, IT challenges, unauthorised surveillance and uniform requirements.

On a lighter note, we have created an alternative policy for businesses who are more open to their team members having visible tattoos, piercings, brandings and dermal fillers, so all the coffee shop owners will be rejoicing about this new option.

And finally, the office fridge and kitchen have sink finally made it to the big time, getting their own sections given these are some of the hottest areas of conflict within a work team.

Check out the updated contents of the Instant HR Policies and Procedures Manual

Instant HR Policies & Procedures Manual

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Ingrid: Lead Author, Australian Employee Manual

HR Author and Lecturer with over 25 years' experience in human resources and workplace relations in Australia. Lead Author of Instant HR Policies & Procedures, NDIS Direct Employment HR Manual, and Employee Performance Reviews: Tips, Templates and Tactics.

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