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  • Company faces court after ignoring FWC order by Janie Smith

    In a landmark case, a Melbourne gym is facing legal action in the Federal Circuit Court after ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed employee.

  • Lonely employees: The sad facts by Janie Smith

    Four in 10 employees have no close friends at work, according to a new study. Is employee loneliness the next hurdle for HR?

  • Frontline managers important but undertrained by Human Capital

    Stark gaps between senior leadership’s perception of frontline managers and organisational commitment to them have been revealed by a new study. Here’s what HR should do about it.

  • HR expected to take charge: Global HR Survey by Human Capital

    Business acumen is becoming increasingly important for HR professionals, but when it comes to the people management agenda, they're still expected to be in charge.

  • Hotel deemed "workplace" in sexual harassment case by Janie Smith

    A recent court ruling demonstrates that the term “workplace” doesn’t necessarily just mean the office when it comes to sexual harassment complaints.

  • Lighter side: Outrageous employee behaviour by Janie Smith

    What’s the stupidest thing you’ve had to fire someone for? Chances are, it won’t be as bad as some of these tales of mischief and misconduct.

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