Don't vote for 'Labor lite', vote for the real thing: Shorten
One of the last scheduled IR debates prior to the federal election took place in Melbourne on Friday – HC was there to catch the action.
One in 200 companies rort 457 visa scheme
Official figures released by the Immigration Department indicate that previous estimates in relation to claims there has been ‘widespread’ rorting of the 457 visa scheme are without foundation.
Employee jailed for swapping urine samples
A former public servant has been jailed for 12 months following the discovery that she falsified urine samples for workers at mine sites in WA's north west.
Annual minimum wage review ‘bad timing for employers’
The annual minimum wage review has kicked off today, but according to some business heads, the review could not be worse timing for employers.
Don’t be dazzled by those with egos
All too often the loudest voices demand the most attention – but new research from New Zealand shows that those people with excessive self-belief in their skills and ability may be the least likely to produce the best results.
More women needed to improve economy
The Australian Human Rights Commission has today released a toolkit which has been developed to address the problem of too few women entering male-dominated industries.
Don't fall victim to the winter blues
As we head into winter 2013, workplace consultancy experts have reminded HR to consider how that pesky cold chill in the air can wreak havoc on employee motivation.
Worst HR email gaffes
Most execs have sent an email to the wrong person, and a new survey has shed light on just how bad the mess-ups have been – from simple embarrassment to breaches of employees’ privacy.
Office worker stole 20 tonnes of office supplies
We’ve all heard the war stories of workers systematically fleecing their employers for years on end – but a German office worker may have outdone them all.
Government warns against resources sector wage inflation
Amid a claim that cooks at a gas plant off the West Australian coast should be paid $230k per annum, the federal resources minister has warned that inflated wages could scare off foreign investment in the sector.