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.
If an employee works his or herself into a state of depression and anxiety, because they are dedicated and enthusiastic, or because of time pressures and workload, there may be no defence for an employer facing legal action. Robin Young outlines the duty of care for employers.
The Fair Work Commission has handed down its much anticipated decision on penalty rates as part of the four yearly review of modern awards. Here's what you need to know
The chief executive of Australia Post has resigned after seven years in the job following a pay dispute
HC talks to one lawyer about the legalities around announcing restructures and redundancies