Reinstating a sacked employee to their former role might have everyone feeling a little red-faced, but HR can successfully manage the situation, says legal expert.
2016 will present plenty of fresh challenges to HR professionals – not least in terms of new workplace legislation. From the award review process to the ongoing issue of employee underpayment, HCTV sat down with Athena Koelmeyer, principal and director of Workplace Law, to run through what HR needs to be across this year.
HC chats to an employment lawyer about the legalities of internet use for non-work purposes.
Employers may need to get creative with parental leave policies if new legislation comes into place.
A proposed enterprise agreement by a Sydney 7-Eleven franchise has been rejected by the Fair Work Commission as it would have underpaid employees.
The Australian Taxation Office has been involved in a long legal battle after an employee sustained injuries from changes made to her work station by casual employees.
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo