Sacking an employee for breaking safety policies could backfire on employers, warns a leading health and safety lawyer.
A security guard has lost a million dollar damages claim against his employer, even though they breached their non-delegable duty of care.
An employment lawyer outlines the lessons to be learned from a case that saw an abusive and intoxicated employee win an unfair dismissal claim.
That's just one question that HR managers should be asking while preparing for end of year parties – HC provides a three step guide to managing the unfortunate risks associated with end-of-year staff functions.
Martin Alden outlines where the anti-bullying stance taken by the Fair Work Commission stands almost two years after it was introduced.
With several prominent Australians recently opening up about their struggles with mental health, the stigma is slowly abating. What should you do if an employee discloses their mental illness to you?
Some managers might be tempted to summarily dismiss an employee who swears at them, but they should proceed with caution.
HRD has released the findings of its annual Employer of Choice survey. How does your organisation rank?
It isn’t poor compensation, inadequate training or a lack of recognition – so what is it?