As the calls for extending portable long-service leave to more sectors gets louder, HR must consider how to manage this significant liability.
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.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm