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.
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.
A blog written by a former Uber employee detailing sexual harassment claims has prompted an urgent investigation
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
A former Woolworths employee has taken the company to the Fair Work Commission after an alleged armed hold-up