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?
Tattoos are becoming increasingly common, but for one company, an employee’s inked foot was a step too far.
It sounds like something out of a spy movie but self-destructing text messages are now a reality thanks to a new app. Should HR be wary of this new technology or embrace it?
Haircuts, tattoos, the number of earrings an employee can wear – implementing a workplace dress code is considered a reasonable measure, but how far can you go when enforcing it?
Recent allegations of non-payment or under-payment by Kylie Minogue’s backing performers raise the issue of the legality of unpaid work. HC looks at the facts you need to know.
A man is claiming his former company is in breach of the Fair Work Act after alleged bullying by the CEO
Here’s how one company is using a passive workplace design to boost employee wellbeing
A business has been accused of discrimination after refusing an employee’s right to return to work after she took parental leave