Iain is a managing editor with Key Media.
Having written and edited magazines across seven industries and five continents, Iain’s specialist areas are human resources, leadership and management.
A Fair Work Ombudsman litigation has led to the back-payment of wages to the estate of an underpaid Brisbane worker, as well as fines in excess of $50k.
The majority of business and HR leaders are seeking innovative ways to develop new leaders as traditional leadership models fail to keep pace.
The budget announcement that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will receive an extra $5m every year may indicate an expectation that claims will rise.
An Australian Federal Police (AFP) officer has taken an unusual claim to the Fair Work Commission – he says his employer failed to demote him.
The Australian HR Awards has again attracted a strong show of support from industry ahead of the event on 6th September.
Australia Post is the latest employer to be accused by a union of employing unskilled workers on 457 visa holders to deliver parcels and sort mail.
Job defections cost the average Australian company (with 100 employees) an estimated $337,000 per year, according to research.
The National HR Summit held recently in Sydney attracted record crowds with over 900 HR industry professionals attending the 2-day event at Luna Park.
If a recent study is to be believed, every extra letter in a person’s first name may reduce his or her annual salary by US$3,600.
Despite a slight drop at the end of 2012, the latest figures released by the Fair Work Commission show that general protections claims (including adverse action claims) have risen.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras