Without prior consultation with industry, Treasury axed the in-house benefits tax concession in salary packaging – no new agreements can now be entered into.
Forget smoke breaks – it is text messaging and smartphones causing the biggest disruptions to work flow in Australian organisations.
The length of tenure of newly appointed Australian CEO’s is far below the international average and a worrying trend for HR directors to grapple with.
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 Fair Work Commission has handed down its much anticipated decision on penalty rates as part of the four yearly review of modern awards. Here's what you need to know
The chief executive of Australia Post has resigned after seven years in the job following a pay dispute
HC talks to one lawyer about the legalities around announcing restructures and redundancies