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.
It’s a hefty claim, but according to new findings Australian organisations have the power to change 80% of their staff turnover – here’s how.
Juggling headcount is never an exact science, but as project-based work becomes the norm HR must find new ways to manage employee workloads or risk a burnt-out workforce.
Shiny bullying policies may abound, but do you know what’s really going on in your organisation? A proactive approach, including bullying audits and regular reviews could end wasted millions.
The latest assessment by RBA chief Glenn Stevens seems to indicate the days of the mining boom are numbered – is BHP’s redundancy announcement just the tip of the iceberg?
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo