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?
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
Dismissing employees can turn into an HR nightmare if the correct process isn't followed. Workplace Law managing director Athena Koelmeyer shares her best practice tips for successful terminations.
Providing sexually-based entertainment for clients is still considered acceptable in a number of Australian businesses, according to a top lawyer. How can HR combat this culture?
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable
Vaishali Vijay discusses how successful companies make intelligent, strategic decisions based on robust HR systems