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.
The chain of responsibility has long been a central tenet of workplace health and safety law, and a landmark High Court ruling has now further clarified the circumstances under which employers can ‘contract-out’ their duty.
Fifty pages of leaked emails have purported to reveal widespread discrimination and harassment within Apple’s workforce
Choosing to conduct an internal investigation into a work grievance can put HR into a highly vulnerable position, warns one legal expert
An HR professional has pleaded guilty to inappropriately using her company credit card and tampering with financial records