Mental illness is a bigger barrier to employment than having a physical disability, a new report has found.
Australian workplaces have experienced an overall reduction in workplace fatalities, yet according to new report there were still 169 fatalities at work in 2010-11.
Back in the early 20th century many companies subscribed to receive monthly motivational posters for their workplace – how times have changed.
In what could be a case of if you can’t fight ‘em, join ‘em, some companies in the UK are granting employees leave for cosmetic appointments. Yet that’s not where the trends in quirky new types of leave end…
The office of the Fair Work Ombudsman has released a definitive response to a number of reports of employers attempting to attend medical appointments with employees.
The long-awaited decision in the case of Barclay v The Board of Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE has been handed down and is being celebrated as a major win for employers fighting adverse action claims.
Employers and HR practitioners may frequently lament that since the Fair Work Act was introduced employee claims have skyrocketed – yet that feeling is also backed by statistics.
It was panic in central Sydney yesterday, after a still-unidentified arsonist targeted the offices of the Fair Work Ombudsman.
A new report has found that a remarkable 10% of working Baby Boomers plan to work until they die.
The average woman is still not being paid the same as the average man, according to the latest figures – how can HR play a role in improving pay equity?
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