Employees and their lawyers are increasingly taking aim at employers using Fair Work general protections provisions, with HR getting caught out by ‘furphies’.
HR’s first port of call if a sexual harassment claim arose would almost certainly be a law firm. But is it ironic that HR practitioners would turn to an industry which is itself rife with sexual harassment claims?
Savvy employers are taking advantage of a rare chance to review and amend employee entitlements that can be ‘anachronistic’ and see them overpaying.
Legal experts predict an increase in sexual harassment cases as victims of such behaviour are being awarded higher amounts of compensation.
A national oil and gas company was ordered to pay over $1.5 million in compensation after it was ruled that its Board of Directors had wrongfully terminated an executive’s contract.
Countless celebrities faced public humiliation recently as computer hackers leaked their private and very risqué photographs for the world to see. What can you do if your staff store "private selfies" on work computers?
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