The prime minister has made the decision to scrap his Paid Parental Leave scheme in favour of providing affordable and accessible childcare.
A Tasmanian company and its operator are facing heavy fines after failing to follow close down legislations. HC outlines employers’ duties and valid reasons for placing staff on stand-down.
As the Christmas period approaches, all organisations should be asking themselves how they can best use annual leave to respond to market conditions faced by their business.
Partners at DLA Piper share their predictions for challenges employers could face in the New Year.
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
If you don’t want to ruffle any feathers, it’s important to make sure that the distinction is made between employees and contractors – or you could end up footing a legal bill.
There are certain pitfalls that companies should avoid when executing their staff engagement strategy
An employer has said that advertising your desire to vote ‘no’ in SSM is ‘hate speech’
Around one in four Australian workers are experiencing some form of 'wage suppression'