In what appears to be a legal first, a senior manager has been charged in relation to a fatal workplace accident.
Gambling has been recognised as an addictive disorder and with the rise of mobile technology, there’s a greater chance of it happening at work. Should you have a management plan to deal with it?
For the first time, from 1 January 2014, there will be an all-encompassing law that makes bullying conduct unlawful with a right to redress workplace bullying through the Fair Work Commission. Andrew Ball and Tass Angelopoulos outline what this means for business.
Squashing workplace bullying is something any HR manager can get behind. Whilst legislative changes, due to commence on 1 July, will see the FWC tackling the bullying problem, waiting around might get you caught in the crossfire.
Who can be tested for drugs and alcohol at work, and when? Greg Harrison and Margaret Chan explore the options of this contentious issue.
What’s the business case for adopting pre-employment medicals? What are the downsides and benefits? Nick Binns outlines why every organisation stands to possibly benefit.
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