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.
The Fair Work Commission has confirmed that it will accept applications relating to bullying conduct that occurred prior to 1 January, 2014. HC investigates.
Next time you go to click ‘send’ on a juicy piece of gossip, the email will be just one of dozens going around the office at any one time...
Experts are warning that the personal liability provisions under the Fair Work Act are so broad that HR could be held accountable for breaches of the legislation.
It’s an HR no-brainer: if an employee was dismissed for poor performance, any subsequent references provided by the organisation should reflect this. Yet legally, it’s not that simple.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is prosecuting a company following the dismissal of an employee who took carer’s and compassionate leave. Adverse action claims remain a front-line concern for HR.
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