An employee who has been seriously injured and away from work for a long period may not be fit to resume a physical role, even if their doctor has given them the all-clear. When can you question a worker’s medical clearance?
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.
A former staffer at Seven has filed an adverse action claim after allegedly experiencing shame and anxiety
The supermarket chain has promised staff will be paid as normal after one manager asked them to work without pay
Staff at Sydney Airport have been setting up camp at work and not going home between split shifts