Claims under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act are on the rise and are causing small businesses untold problems, according to a legal expert.
In the first of our HR Think Tank series, a panel of experts take an in-depth look at the key areas the savvy HR professional must stay on top of
Payroll is constantly faced with the need to improve cost efficiencies while maintaining an important focus on compliance and customer service delivery. Craig Donaldson looks at some of the latest trends and reveals some important developments for payroll professionals
Businesses pursuing a high performance culture should make sure employment processes are well-managed and that employee expectations are communicated at a company-wide level to avoid any perception by employees of personal intimidation or discrimination, according to a leading employment law firm
Stress-related claims by employees have increased over the last decade and may become a greater potential liability for employers as a result of new disability legislation
Joydeep Hor, managing partner at Harmers Workplace Lawyers, said the new Fair Work Act's 'good faith bargaining' provisions would be one of the main pressure points for businesses.
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