A Melbourne employer has been ordered to pay nearly $40k in compensation following a botched unfair dismissal hearing at the hands of its HR manager.
A solid set of numbers has finally been released which indicates skilled overseas workers on 457 visas are not taking away resources sector jobs from Australians.
There are two words in the Aussie lexicon that can save even the most dire recruitment campaign: Free Beer.
One would think it would take something pretty extraordinary to eclipse a mission to Mars. But combine social media with a funky hairdo, and suddenly, landing of a probe on the red planet was reduced to a footnote.
Fair Work has released its tensely awaited ruling in the Qantas industrial dispute, largely finding in favour of the airline. The judgment is a significant win and the findings will have important flow-on effects.
The decision of the former Health Services Union national president to quit via text message earlier this week is a reminder for employers that text message communication in employment contracts isn’t a two-way street.
Victim compensation claims for workplace bullying more than trebled over the past four years – it may be high-time to up the ante in workplace investigations.
Is an employer liable if an employee hits another employee out of boredom? A decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal highlights this largely uncertain area of law.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is prosecuting a company following the dismissal of an employee who took carer’s and compassionate leave. Adverse action claims remain a front-line concern for HR.
Incorrect payroll procedures are not just the problems of small-time Ma and Pa operations – one of the largest business services companies in the world underpaid workers to the tune of $354,494.
A former staffer at Seven has filed an adverse action claim after allegedly experiencing shame and anxiety
A man is claiming his former company is in breach of the Fair Work Act after alleged bullying by the CEO
Here’s how one company is using a passive workplace design to boost employee wellbeing