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?
Pre-internship screening fail: the Australian National University was this week left red-faced after it was discovered a student who had been assigned an internship with the Liberal party was a former Labor candidate.
Violent scuffles with police, union paraphernalia likened to gang colours, and a disregard for Supreme Court orders – the latest union clash has business leaders scared stiff. What does HR need to know about unions?
This is one gag that may have been more at home at a buck’s party than a company business meeting. How can HR up-the-ante and stamp out inappropriate conduct?
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
New research has revealed the most desirable characteristics graduates look for in their ideal employer