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  • Increased traffic fines for offences in company cars by Stephanie Zillman

    The NSW parliament has passed new legislation that will mean harsher penalties for employers caught out for not reporting employees who commit driving offences in company cars.

  • HR in the driver’s seat of cultural direction by Human Capital

    An interesting development in the HR community is the appointment of a ‘director of people and culture’ at News Limited – touted by the Australian CEO to institute a program of cultural change.

  • HR gives workers the boot for ANZAC Day no-show by Human Capital

    Five workers in the Pilbara have been sacked for not presenting for work on ANZAC Day – and while the mine doesn’t observe public holidays, eyebrows are being raised over harshness of the decision.

  • Leaders right to fear employee poaching by Human Capital

    More than half of HR heads fear other companies are actively seeking to poach their top people – are your retention strategies cutting it?

  • Law of ‘stand-downs’ amid Slipper debacle by Human Capital

    Taxpayers will foot the bill of parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper’s full salary despite being stood aside this week – HC takes a look at the workplace law of stand-downs.

  • Consistency essential in all disciplinary action by Human Capital

    An organisation has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 in compensation after Fair Work found it unfairly dismissed an employee.

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