Workplace Law news

  • Companies warned over pay promises by

    AS COMPANIES seek to preserve profitability in the face of a global economic slowdown, employers have been cautioned to check their employee contracts as well as their undertakings made at the time of recruitment, before taking action to cut salary costs

  • First IR reforms take effect by

    THE EFFECT of Labor’s Forward with Fairness reform legislation will have been both immediate and significant for some companies, according to an employment law firm

  • Australians continue to work overtime for free by

    SEVENTY-NINE PER CENT of Australians don’t get paid for working extra hours

  • Hottest jobs for 2008 by

    Learning and development managers (in the $80–$160,000 bracket), tax accountants ($120–$140,000) and financial controllers ($150–$180,000) are among the top ten hottest jobs for 2008

  • No hurry for Labor’s IR changes by

    DESPITE MUCH media hype, there will be no immediate and significant changes to industrial relations under the new Labor Government, according to a number of legal experts

  • Partnering for more effective payroll by

    While administering payroll is a core function of the HR department, the latest technological advances mean that it’s easier than ever to shift the administrative burden of payroll to an external provider. Angus Kidman shares six key strategies to make company payroll more efficient and reduce workload through appropriate outsourcing

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