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.
The long-awaited review of the Fair Work Act has been released to a barrage of criticism from the business community, who claim the recommended changes fall short of what is needed.
At least three Sydney train staff were prevented from clocking on for their shifts this week after presenting for work with unshaven faces and a ‘poor standard’ of uniform.
The days of giving a set number of written warnings prior to a termination are over – what’s important is allowing a reasonable time frame for employees to work through their issues.
It was a textbook set of redundancies – or so the employer thought.
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