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.
There are real benefits behind increasing workplace flexibility – from working from home, to offering flexible start and finish times – the business case for increasing flexibility is hard to ignore.
The workplace arbitrator has rejected a former employee’s application for unfair dismissal, finding her resignation was not forced as she had claimed.
While swearing is now far less taboo than it once was in the workplace, according to a new report HR and employers still have little tolerance for those who drop F-bombs as a matter of course.
It’s the worst nightmare of any company: a motivational seminar is organised for staff to attend – then everything goes horribly off the rails.
The law-makers in Washington were left red-faced this week following a reform Bill put forward containing a very embarrassing typo mistaking "employment" for "unemployment”.
The skills shortage is set to tighten even further over the next 15 years and demand for high-level professionals will increase more than twice as rapidly as supply.
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
A business has been accused of discrimination after refusing an employee’s right to return to work after she took parental leave