The chain of responsibility has long been a central tenet of workplace health and safety law, and a landmark High Court ruling has now further clarified the circumstances under which employers can ‘contract-out’ their duty.
An employer of 30,000 is the latest to join a growing list of companies engaging in voluntary pay audits to ensure all employees are being paid properly.
Women in their 50s and early 60s fear they cannot afford to retire and are surging back into the workforce. But how will this affect their engagement?
Does HR have a role to play in ensuring ethical standards?
The Coalition has vowed not to dismantle Fair Work Australia should it win the next election, despite the barrage of attacks it has launched against the workplace watchdog.
A dip in Australia’s employment expectations over the next three months reflects the ‘wait and see’ approach to headcount that many organisations are taking.
Employers need to effectively communicate the increased super guarantee to employees or risk incurring a huge hit on their profitability.
If your company has won a government contract or receives taxpayer-funded assistance, you’ll have to ensure you meet promotion targets for women.
The workplace watchdog has reminded employers to pay staff public holiday loading for working remotely this Easter.
The highly controversial ‘adverse actions’ provision in the Fair Work Act (2009) is proving likely to land HR in trouble as the number of claims continue to rise.
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'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