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.
An employee was dismissed by text message because she refused to accept below-Award wages
A business has been penalised $227,300 after legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman
HC talks to CEB's Aaron McEwan and academic Uri Gal about how HR can make the most accurate decisions