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 spotlight has once again been cast on the distinction between independent contractors and employees, following a $450k payout order by the Federal Court.
Negotiating the fine print in the contracts of senior executives can be a headache for HR as getting it wrong can come at a high price – check out this latest tips list to see if you’ve got your bases covered.
The ghosts of IR laws past have been dredged up once again following claims by workplace minister Bill Shorten that Tony Abbott would restore elements of the controversial Work Choices laws if in power.
A former staffer at Seven has filed an adverse action claim after allegedly experiencing shame and anxiety
The supermarket chain has promised staff will be paid as normal after one manager asked them to work without pay
A business has been accused of discrimination after refusing an employee’s right to return to work after she took parental leave