La Trobe U’s wellbeing programme sends staff emails of a supportive kind. There’s one asking staff “why they are irritated?,” which annoyed people who thought they were the only recipient. And one last week asked, “is now the time to make life-changing decisions.” Perhaps, a learned reader suggests, not the best question to ask the 239 staff whose voluntary redundancy applications are approved.
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