Figures indicate support for 457 visa crackdown
Amid an angry backlash from the business community, the Immigration Department has said it is justified in cracking down on the 457 visa program.
Latest stats reveal ‘go away’ payments still rife
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.
Recruiter unleashes explosive Twitter rant
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.
Where does HR stand when disaster strikes?
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?
Introduction of workplace changes delayed
The introduction of a number of workplace changes has been delayed following the intervention of business groups.
Penalty rates announcement has employers seeing red
The Federal Government has flagged its intention to change the Fair Work Act to protect penalty rates in law.
CEO onboarding can’t be shirked
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.
Improve the outlook for disabled workers
According to new research, there are more Australians with a physical or intellectual disability involved in the workforce than ever before.
Payroll expert warns Australian companies at serious risk
According to the head of the peak payroll body, an alarming number of Australian companies are non-compliant and not meeting statutory requirements, putting employers at risk.
A tasty way to promote diversity
Lunch rooms across Australia will come alive this week as workers delight in sharing the foods from their cultural background with their colleagues as part of a national campaign promoting diversity.