The Not for Profit Human Resources Guide


The Not for Profit Human Resources Guide


Overview and Purpose

On the 1st July 2009 the workplace relations system in Australia was transformed with the introduction of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Significant changes were introduced in how employee relations are conducted, with the introduction of National Employment Standards and Modern Awards, as well as changes to unfair dismissal laws, collective agreements and employee leave.

The revised Not for Profit Human Resources Guide is your one-stop resource for implementing these changes in your organisation. Written specifically for Not for Profit organisations, the Guide details relevant industrial/employee relations matters that are applicable to you, and outlines in detail the steps and procedures you need to take to comply with the new workplace relations system.

Topics Include:

This Guide is both informative and practical, providing critical tools, checklists and templates on all aspects of human resource management, including:

  • employee relations system in Australia;
  • job design & position descriptions;
  • developing key selection criteria;
  • recruitment;
  • induction or orientation;
  • Occupational Health and Safety;
  • discrimination, harassment and bullying;
  • counselling, disciplinary procedures and dismissal;
  • privacy;
  • leave;
  • training and development;
  • performance management;
  • communications; and
  • volunteers.

Topics include sample forms and proformas, suggested policy outlines, step-by-step processes, detailed explanations of procedures and advice on your obligations and legal requirements. The HR Guide is your `HR virtual expert`, at your service 24/7.

Now an ePublication, it can be easily used by all of your organisation’s staff and Board members. And at over 250 pages, it is one of the most comprehensive publications on human resource management in Australia.