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.
HR is under constant pressure to ‘liven up the workplace’, and come up with innovative ideas to engage employees and bolster productivity.
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.
An HR professional has pleaded guilty to inappropriately using her company credit card and tampering with financial records
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
The Australian Industry Group has said the proposed wording could allow perpetrators to take paid leave