Debate around the Australian awards system has been rife recently, with some calling for the arrangement to be replaced with a deregulated labour market like New Zealand’s.
As countless high-profile cases have proven, there is no such thing as ‘near enough is good enough’ with payroll. Here’s what your organisation can do to avoid costly errors.
Following a South Australian law firm’s decision to charge budding lawyers thousands of dollars to secure an internship, one academic has warned companies to be wary of their legal obligations.
The HR manager of a high profile company could receive a personal penalty over what a legal expert refers to as ‘a simple mistake’.
The WA branch of the Maritime Union of Australia has been ordered to pay compensation to a couple who were denied employment because they were not union members.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has warned employers to make themselves aware of their obligations to workers this Easter.
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
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