A court has determined that the termination of an employee was ‘manifestly unjust’ and that the repeated failings of HR culminated in physical violence between two workers.
A Melbourne employer discriminated against a female employee by dismissing her because of her “overall young look”, the Fair Work Ombudsman has found.
Looking for a quick fix to headcount issues amid the unpredictable economic environment could land you in a legal minefield.
HR at Australia’s biggest construction materials supplier has been advised to cease its practice of sending a supervisor to accompany injured staff members into doctors’ consulting rooms.
New reforms have been introduced to parliament which call for changes to paid parental leave to include Dad and Partner Pay.
Asking for a candidate’s Facebook login details is a fatally flawed practice from the get-go, and any use of Facebook presents risks around discrimination.
State police commissioners around the country have led a crackdown on visible tattoos, prompting many employers to re-look at their own policies.
Have professionals replaced celebrities as the group turning to plastic surgery to get ahead in their career?
One charity is hoping crazy costumes will pervade the workplace this Friday – all in the name of a good cause.
A NSW organisation has been slapped with a $44,000 bill after being found to have discriminated against a pregnant worker and failing to keep appropriate records.
The Fair Work Commission has handed down its much anticipated decision on penalty rates as part of the four yearly review of modern awards. Here's what you need to know
The chief executive of Australia Post has resigned after seven years in the job following a pay dispute
HC talks to one lawyer about the legalities around announcing restructures and redundancies