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  • Oops! Payroll mistakes leave public service red faced by Janie Smith

    A Canberra public service department has had to apologise after payroll errors saw former employees short-changed on their redundancy payments.

  • Do your workers pass the “duck test”? by Human Capital

    If you don’t want to ruffle any feathers, it’s important to make sure that the distinction is made between employees and contractors – or you could end up footing a legal bill.

  • Discrimination claims prompt policy rewrite by Human Capital

    A bottling company which is a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co has agreed to change its hiring policy and pay US$475,000 to settle claims that it discriminated against female job candidates.

  • Dishing the dirt on office germs by Human Capital

    Encouraging employees to wash their hands at work may seem over the top, but a new study shows that infections can spread throughout the workforce in very little time.

  • Employee’s controversial claims create social media furore by Janie Smith

    A comic shop worker who took to social media to complain about language used in the workplace claimed she was fired because of it.

  • Why analytics are HR’s best friend by Janie Smith

    Karen Evans, managing director of NGA.NET, explains how the ability to analyse data can change everything from recruitment strategies to employee engagement.

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