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.
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia is important for employers looking for case law around the murky world of law concerning whether an individual is an employee or a contractor.
The Federal Government has flagged its intention to change the Fair Work Act to protect penalty rates in law.
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.
Who can be tested for drugs and alcohol at work, and when? Greg Harrison and Margaret Chan explore the options of this contentious issue.
With the harmonisation of Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws finally drawing to a close, Joydeep Hor and Margaret Chan outline what's in store for employers.
Looking beyond potential threat and towards potential opportunity is where leaders can exert significant influence
A recent court case has highlighted the importance of preventing corporate data theft. What role can HR play?
Employees with mental health issues may require short term adjustments to accommodate their condition