Workplace Law news

  • 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

  • Resolving disputes on the job by

    Unresolved workplace disputes and grievances can be very costly. Carole Goldsmith examines the role of conflict resolution in the workplace and looks at strategies that employers are using to prevent and handle disputes on the job

  • HR to get facts right by

    EMPLOYERS MUST prepare themselves for a myriad of questions and the possibility of increased scrutiny regarding their practices following the release of the Workplace Relations Fact Sheet, employment lawyers have warned

  • Bullying bosses under payout hammer by

    BULLYING INCIDENTS are landing a growing number of businesses in serious legal and financial trouble, according to a workplace law firm, with awards for compensation in the hundreds-of-thousands – if not millions of dollars – becoming more commonplace

  • HR concerns over ALP’s IR laws by

    WORKPLACE AGREEMENTS, union involvement and employment relationships should be key areas of concern for HR professionals in Labor’s proposed industrial relations policy, workplace lawyers have warned

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