While they can be expensive, there are some situations where it may be best to call in a lawyer to investigate employee misconduct.
As yet another study confirms the stress that working mothers face, some employers may look to ‘help’ by reducing the mother’s workplace responsibilities – but one employment lawyer told HC that this strategy could carry legal significant risks.
Even HR managers make mistakes when firing people, or so says one employment lawyer. HC outlines HR's three most common dismissal mistakes (and how to avoid making them).
Many employees still believe that they're entitled to three warnings before being terminated. Is there any truth behind this commonly held belief?
Employment lawyers warn employers that workers are opting for ‘more traditional’ legal routes which offer higher chances of compensation for bullying.
Martin Alden outlines where the anti-bullying stance taken by the Fair Work Commission stands almost two years after it was introduced.
Some ATO workers are complaining that hot-desking is posing health and safety problems
HR needs to take workplace culture much more seriously, according to an Australian academic
Are you inadvertently excluding people with disabilities from your recruitment strategies?