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.
2012 is past half-way, and the latest data for Q2 is in – if you’re planning on up-skilling, specialising in health and safety, IR or change management could be the ticket to commanding bigger bucks.
A new study looked at the extent to which HR professionals stigmatise obese candidates in the recruitment phase – the findings indicated that obese female candidates are likely to be disadvantaged.
Ensuring the optimum temperature is a vital ingredient of a happy and productive workforce. When the temperature is uncomfortable, HR can expect a direct effect on productivity and staff morale.
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
The Australian Industry Group has said the proposed wording could allow perpetrators to take paid leave
A former public servant has lost an appeal to receive continuing remedial massage treatment for an old workplace injury