Partners at DLA Piper share their predictions for challenges employers could face in the New Year.
A slow start to 2014’s new anti-bullying uptake does not mean employers should rest easy as they head into 2015 and beyond, with more case activity expected.
The FWC has found that a former employee of Coca-Cola Amatil was dismissed unfairly following disputes over his language and attendance.
Seemingly inconsistent decisions from the Fair Work Commission mean companies often face difficult choices when dismissing problem staff.
Savvy employers are taking advantage of a rare chance to review and amend employee entitlements that can be ‘anachronistic’ and see them overpaying.
Australian employers are cracking down on employees who email or text when they are too ill to go to work, and are monitoring social media posts which often show that illnesses aren’t genuine.
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