Regardless of which political party wins the upcoming federal election, further changes to federal workplace laws has been identified by businesses as the number one priority to take action on.
A recent Fair Work Australia case has highlighted the potential for LinkedIn to be used as an anti-competitive tool and/or a public relations disaster. Belinda Copley outlines the steps employers can take to avoid 'losing out' to LinkedIn.
What can your organisation do to protect itself from bullying claims arising from performance management processes? Nichola Constant and Erin Lynch provide some tips.
Bryan Belling and Matthew Parker outline the possible risks involved when employers poach the employees of competitors.
There is nothing permanent except change and it would be rare for any change within an organisation not to impact the people working for it. Kathryn Dent and Margaret Chan outline some of the risks and key lookouts for employers when introducing workplace change.
In early 2013, the Government announced a proposal to create another avenue of complaint to the Fair Work Commission for employees who are bullied at work. Joydeep Hor and Cara Seymour ask whether this is the right approach to eliminating bullying.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals