Bill Shorten has announced measures his party plans to implement in order to reduce corruption in Australia’s trade unions.
An employment lawyer outlines the lessons to be learned from a case that saw an abusive and intoxicated employee win an unfair dismissal claim.
The Fair Work Amendments Bill has been passed by Parliament, with changes already having come into effect. A leading employment lawyer tells HC that there are three key changes HR needs to know about.
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).
Untreated mental illness can weigh on workers and your company. Here's how HR can help
HRD talks to three industry experts about what further study would mean for their careers