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    New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal Australians are working the lowest weekly number of hours in over 30 years – but the news isn’t as bad as it sounds.

  • Rio Tinto case could have wide consequences if union wins by HCA

    Resources giant Rio Tinto is currently locked in a court battle with the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CMFEU) over claims it paid higher redundancy payments to non-union members.

  • Call to water-down planned gender equality rules by Stephanie Zillman

    As the federal government gears up to enact new gender equality rules for medium-sized businesses, there are fears the new rules could lead to onerous red tape.

  • Stop searching for the purple squirrel by Stephanie Zillman

    The hiring formula dictates that HR and hiring managers attempt to find the perfect candidate to fill a vacant role. But according to one HR pro, you’ve got it all wrong.

  • Should HR be more frank about lay-offs? by Stephanie Zillman

    At the beginning of most relationships – business or personal – you don't show all your cards at once. But is it time for HR to be more upfront?

  • Rio embroiled in redundancy union stoush by HCA

    Rio Tinto is facing a heated discrimination suit after redundant workers allege the company made redundancy payments of up to $120,000 more to non-union member workers.

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