The outcome of a recent Fair Work Australia (FWA) decision has highlighted the importance of maintaining and consistently reviewing internal social media policies.
Since November last year the changes to LAFHA have left employee’s confused and many employers turning a blind eye to the problem. HC brings you the latest on what HR should be doing to prepare for the 1 July changes, and come out in front.
New research has revealed startling statistics – having questionable leaders at the helm of your organisation could be putting off investors to the tune of millions.
After leaving employers and foreign workers in months of limbo, the Federal Budget finally confirmed that two years’ breathing space will be afforded to foreign LAFHA recipients.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has said there is a growing trend of immigrants adopting Western names in the hope it will get them hired.
The NSW parliament has passed new legislation that will mean harsher penalties for employers caught out for not reporting employees who commit driving offences in company cars.
A panel of industry experts in Sydney yesterday warned that Australia is entering the ‘new world of work’ and as yet, the challenges are not being met by the majority of organisations.
Welcoming back former employees can be a smart move, and may be the answer to filling managerial positions during the tightening of the skills shortage, but only under the right circumstances.
Yesterday the Labor government’s carbon tax was officially passed by the lower house, and already commentators are tipping the beginning of a new jobs boom; the so-called green collar workforce.
Australia now has its very own Age Discrimination Commissioner, with the appointment of the Honourable Susan Ryan AO.
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
Older workers are feeling subtle pressure from their colleagues and management to make way for younger generations