The Gillard government’s reforms could result in some undesired circumstances, according to one expert.
Squashing workplace bullying is something any HR manager can get behind. Whilst legislative changes, due to commence on 1 July, will see the FWC tackling the bullying problem, waiting around might get you caught in the crossfire.
Amendments to the Fair Work Act in March will allow a worker who reasonably believes they have been bullied at work to apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the bullying. Charles Power outlines what this means for business.
A change in time frames means that while the limitation periods have decreased, the importance of having in place strategies to eliminate or minimise the risk of workplace bullying has never been more important. Nick Read outlines what it means for businesses.
Michaela Moloney investigates whether the development of a trial mediation service, suggested by Standing Committee on Education and Employment, may be a tool to prevent workplace bullying.
Joydeep Hor and Kirryn West outline the importance of conducting adequate investigations and the ramifications of an unsatisfactory workplace culture in sexual harassment cases.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment