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Workplace stress on the increase in Australia by Chloe Taylor | 21/11/2014 12:27:33 PM

What should HR be doing to alleviate increasing levels of workplace stress? HC talks to a psychologist about why our workers are so stressed and what we can do about it. read more

US employee awarded $185 million in pregnancy discrimination case by Chloe Taylor | 21/11/2014 11:44:32 AM

A US woman was awarded hundreds of millions of dollars recently after her employer pushed her out of her job following the announcement of her pregnancy.read more

The new workplace bullying laws: What they mean for you by External | 21/11/2014 6:10:17 AM

For the first time, from 1 January 2014, there will be an all-encompassing law that makes bullying conduct unlawful with a right to redress workplace bullying through the Fair Work Commission. Andrew Ball and Tass Angelopoulos outline what this means for business.read more

Managing illness and injury: don’t neglect your obligations by Chloe Taylor | 20/11/2014 10:51:47 AM

HC speaks to legal experts about determining the appropriate treatment of ill or injured employees – and how to avoid unwanted repercussions. read more

Opinion: Time to modernise the antiquated model of HR case management by | 19/11/2014 1:46:48 PM

David Oakley outlines how IT can help transform HR service provisioning and management capabilities by leveraging their own service relationship ecosystem, experience, and service automation capabilities. read more

Law firm record on sexual harassment ‘abysmal’ by Ben Abbott | 19/11/2014 12:56:10 PM

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?read more

Aussie company under fire for unpaid interns: Where do you stand? by Chloe Taylor | 18/11/2014 11:42:53 AM

When does an internship turn into an employment relationship? That’s the question facing a Melbourne based media company that has come under fire for failing to pay interns.read more

Power nap on the boardroom table? by Iain Hopkins | 17/11/2014 7:45:59 PM

Alongside ever growing hours spent at work, would you consider, or advise your employees, to take a nap in an empty room? That’s the official word in Canberra.read more