It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made
Megan Townsend talks employee engagement, succession planning and the great outdoors in Darwin
Social media platform LinkedIn recently unveiled its latest annual ‘Power Profiles’ list, which details the most viewed individuals within specific industries. HC reveals the names on Australia’s HR list.
A former CSIRO employee won his bid for compensation from Comcare recently, after the insurer refused to pay out for a work dispute that mentally ‘finished’ him.
Performance reviews are closer to being a thing of the past, as another corporate giant joins the growing list of companies determined to phase them out.
An Australian territory is considering a plan to inform bosses when staff are caught driving company vehicles badly.
Debate around the Australian awards system has been rife recently, with some calling for the arrangement to be replaced with a deregulated labour market like New Zealand’s.
In a recent hearing, it was found that a female employee of the Australian Federal Police had been subjected to harassment which led to an adjustment disorder.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable
Vaishali Vijay discusses how successful companies make intelligent, strategic decisions based on robust HR systems