- FWC decision: National minimum wage up by 2.6%
The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.6% increase in the national minimum wage, which will rise to $622.20 a week, up from $606.40.
- Avoid chasing Gen Y away
The disconnect between managers and Gen Y is causing problems for individuals and the companies they work for – so what common mistakes are being made and what are the solutions?
- Out-growing the office
With out of office work experiencing growing media attention, an increasing number of Australian businesses are turning towards offering such options. What needs to be done to make sure staff mobility works in your organisation?
- One in 200 companies rort 457 visa scheme
Official figures released by the Immigration Department indicate that previous estimates in relation to claims there has been ‘widespread’ rorting of the 457 visa scheme are without foundation.
- Beam us up, Scotty: What HR can learn from Star Trek
Think Star Trek is all about daring adventure and on-board drama? There may be plenty of both, but that’s not all the show had to offer – HR pros could learn a thing or two about managing a big, busy company.
- ‘The business case for stronger disaster risk management is clear’: UN report
The United Nations has warned the global business community that the economic losses linked to natural disasters are ‘out of control’.