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  • More women needed to improve economy by Stephanie Zillman

    The Australian Human Rights Commission has today released a toolkit which has been developed to address the problem of too few women entering male-dominated industries.

  • Gender quotas: Detriment to merit or a necessary evil? by HCA

    The introduction of gender quotas is approached by many with trepidation. Often naysayers raise concerns that installing quotas could result in candidates being hired based on their gender, rather than merit. But that view may be seriously flawed.

  • Don't fall victim to the winter blues by Stephanie Zillman

    As we head into winter 2013, workplace consultancy experts have reminded HR to consider how that pesky cold chill in the air can wreak havoc on employee motivation.

  • Organisation ordered to back-pay deceased worker by Iain Hopkins

    A Fair Work Ombudsman litigation has led to the back-payment of wages to the estate of an underpaid Brisbane worker, as well as fines in excess of $50k.

  • Tradition vs innovation: new leadership models sought by Iain Hopkins

    The majority of business and HR leaders are seeking innovative ways to develop new leaders as traditional leadership models fail to keep pace.

  • Budget implications for bullying claims by Iain Hopkins

    The budget announcement that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will receive an extra $5m every year may indicate an expectation that claims will rise.

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