A full bench decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) means employers and employees will now have the freedom to enter into individual workplace arrangements for longer periods before the deals can be terminated.
The nation's workplace watchdog has thrown out a union bid which would have seen enforced public holiday payments to employees not rostered to work.
Many teams can identify with having a ‘star’ employee – that one person who makes things run all the more smoothly. So what can HR do to minimise the impact of their resignation?
Amid an angry backlash from the business community, the Immigration Department has said it is justified in cracking down on the 457 visa program.
Figures released by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) back up claims that all too often employers are left with no choice but to pay ‘go-away’ money to sacked workers, rather than endure the expense of arbitration.
An Australian recruiter using the twitter handle @exec_hunter this week unleashed a bizarre rant on radio host, writer and comedian Wendy Harmer. After the tweets went viral, the brand damage is immeasurable.
Australia is known around the world as the lucky country, but we’re also home to some extreme weather events. What are your employer rights when disaster strikes?
The introduction of a number of workplace changes has been delayed following the intervention of business groups.
The Federal Government has flagged its intention to change the Fair Work Act to protect penalty rates in law.
The head of the company, the CEO, is ultimately still a team member – and those in the top job need just as much help before starting a new appointment as do junior staff, a leading recruiter has warned.
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