The Chamber of Commerce and Industry has struck up a deal with a South Australian union which, if successful, could begin to dismantle penalty rates in the retail industry.
Recent internal documents have shown that a number of public sector employees are worried about the decisions that their employers might make in the near future.
Thousands of workers have been protesting across Australia this week as the government receives more backlash against its workplace relations review.
A former employee of Qantas has lost his bid for unfair dismissal after the FWC found that he had committed serious misconduct – which had been appropriately investigated.
In a recent case, the Fair Work Commission found that a company’s dismissal of an employee was justified after she was found to have four times the cut-off amount of methamphetamine in her system.
After the FWC found that an employee had been unfairly dismissed from the organisation, it was ordered to pay the worker compensation. But the company now faces bigger fines after failing to compensate its former staff member.
HRD talks to Renae Harding about the best way to handle sensitive and emotional sexual harassment allegations
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