Treasurer Wayne Swan has announced the cost of skilled migrant visas will rise, amid a raft of visa fee increases.
The federal court in Perth has handed down a $13k fine as a lesson to employers: discrimination against pregnant employees will not be dealt with lightly by the courts.
Is the weekly overtime bill a crippling expense? Well, new statistics show people overstate the number of weekly hours they ‘usually’ work by as much as 10%.
Who would have thought there could be a down side to receiving some extra cashola?
We’re all guilty of it: answering a business call at midnight, responding to a work query whilst on holiday with the family, having a video call at the kid’s footy game – but here’s why you have to stop.
New figures from the workplace watchdog have indicated a 9.2% rise in unfair dismissal claims for 2012 alone – and an alarmingly high proportion are settled with a ‘go-away’ payment.
Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has announced changes to the unfair dismissal laws, which he says will cut down the number of dubious claims made by disgruntled employees.
The promise of increased productivity isn’t enough of a carrot to spur companies into solving the challenge of managing a work-from-home workforce. What's the problem?
An employee who was dismissed for being too overweight and at risk of a cardiac episode has had his job reinstated by the Supreme Court.
New research has found workers driving home after a night shift are among the most at-risk of being involved in a car accident.
An employee was dismissed by text message because she refused to accept below-Award wages
A business has been penalised $227,300 after legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman
HC talks to CEB's Aaron McEwan and academic Uri Gal about how HR can make the most accurate decisions