Informal discussions on HR and labour relations issues. Moderated by Tom Hayes of HR Policy Global/BEERG.
Remote Work - Talking About the Generations
In this second in our BEERG reflections series. in this Podcast, Tom Hayes is joined by Rick Warters, a long experienced senior HR professional, to discuss Remote Work/Working from Home.
Though Tom and Rick come at this issue from different perspectives, their thoughts on what the future holds overlap on several important points. This discussion is based on a BEERG reflections paper setting out their counter viewpoints. You can download that paper HERE.
Reflections on Negotiations... lesson from the Tubridy/RTÉ saga
This is the first is a new series of "BEERG Reflections" an occasional series of personal reflections by Tom Hayes on issues of interest to HR professionals. These "reflections" are informed by over 50 years in labour and industrial relations.
This script is available to download as a PDF from this link: https://www.beerg.com/wp-content/uploads/Reflection-No-1-Negotiations-and-Tubridy.pdf
Knowing Me, Knowing EU - 3rd Wave Part 2
This is part 2 of a two part series on how the coming third wave of EU laws on Due Diligence, AI, Platform Workers effectively mandates some form of information and consultation process. Though their implementation is still a few years away, Tom would advise companies to start preparing now for these laws, which mandate the selection/election of employee representatives.
This episode was recorded while travelling, hence the poor audio quality in some parts - apologies. Part 1 can be found HERE
Knowing Me, Knowing EU - The 3rd Wave of EU Laws...
In this episode Tom Hayes talks about the coming “third wave” of European Union laws which mandate information and consultation and attempt to promote collective bargaining and ask what challenges they will pose for management.
This is part 1 of an a two part series of related episodes. Part 2 will be published around June 7th
Knowing Me Knowing EU - Gender Pay Transparancy, EWCs and other important issues
Today's Knowing Me, Knowing EU comes to you on the day when the European Parliament adopts new rules on binding pay-transparency measures. This is one of the most important recent pieces of social and employment law - and Tom Hayes sets out why companies need to start preparing for this law now. He also discusses the EU Commission's ongoing work to reform the EWC directive and looks at other measures in the EU pipeline such as those on due diligence and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Knowing Me Knowing EU Ep 6 - New AI laws
In this episode Tom discusses the EU's planned new AI and Due Diligence laws and their impact on HR/IR decision making. He also explores the risk of EU policy makers being so focused on due diligence requirements that it risks driving investment to places such as the US, where President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act is attracting many US businesses to return home.