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.
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.
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.
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.
With the announcement of the federal budget last night there are mixed feelings on just how employers will be affected.
A leading expert has called for action on the annual $6.5bn spend which is lost due to employers not recognising the signs of mental illness amongst employees and providing early intervention and support.
Following the release of the opposition’s workplace relations policy on Thursday, Labor has been scathing in its response labeling the policy a return to the Howard-era WorkChoices regime.
The final appeal in a long running racial discrimination case in Queensland has been thrown out – an Indigenous care officer derogatorily referred to as a ‘black fella’ will be able to access his settlement.
The opposition has finally release its industrial relations policy, pledging once and for all it will not repeal the Fair Work Act.
National bank ANZ has axed the common practice of ranking staff on a bell curve when it comes to performance reviews – here’s why.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals
One executive coach says the beginning of the year is when top performers often quit. Here’s how to prevent that from happening