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.
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.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras