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.
How can HR professionals minimise the risk of litigation when it comes to complex business changes such as M&As, restructures and downsizing? Rebecca Mason presents six key tips.
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