An unfair dismissal claim has been thrown out after Fair Work Australia found that losing trust in an employee is legitimate grounds for termination.
You wouldn’t marry someone you had only met online, would you? According to one expert recruiter, hiring someone you have only met online is fraught with risk.
Docking wages is an unpleasant task, but in cases of illegal industrial action employers are obligated to apply the full force of the law.
A Melbourne organisation received a rude surprise over the weekend when the position of CEO was advertised on Seek using its official log-in and company logo.
Workers say they need more support from their employers if they are to lose weight and lead a healthy lifestyle – and the Aussie drinking culture isn’t helping.
The job ad is a pivotal aspect of the recruitment process, yet according to one thought leader many HR professionals continue to make classic errors which turn off would-be applicants. Are you falling into the trap?
BHP has received a rough-trot in the media for its restrictive ‘clean-desk policy’ – but a close examination of its guidelines reveal they may be on to a good thing with happy workers to boot.
From cycling, to soccer to bob-sledding, as a nation Australia unashamedly gets on the bandwagon of sporting events – the only problem is most of the biggest ones happen north of the equator.
A cleaner with sticky fingers was caught red-handed after an elaborate trap was set by an office worker to catch her out.
From time to time the burden of responsibility falls on HR to address complaints from colleagues, even if it means telling a particular staff member they need to clean up … literally!
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