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.
An employment lawyer weighs in on the VP of the Fair Work Commission’s recent admission that he has been recording workplace conversations for years.
There’s no reason HR can’t have fun but leaders also have an obligation to keep staff safe
The Attorney General has announced sweeping changes that will affect the way that HR professionals treat candidates who are pregnant
Sometimes, the kindest thing to do is to tell employees the harsh truth – even if they don’t want to hear it