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  • Employer's vicarious liability: unauthorised acts of employees by Stephanie Zillman

    Is an employer liable if an employee hits another employee out of boredom? A decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal highlights this largely uncertain area of law.

  • Casual worker injury rates skyrocket by HCA

    New research has revealed that casual workers face a 50% higher risk of injury than non-casuals. How can HR reduce these risks, and which other key demographics are prone to injury?

  • Carer's leave dismissal shines spotlight on adverse action claims by Stephanie Zillman

    The Fair Work Ombudsman is prosecuting a company following the dismissal of an employee who took carer’s and compassionate leave. Adverse action claims remain a front-line concern for HR.

  • Apple co-founder issues Y2K-style warning by Astrid Wilson

    Moving to the cloud is without a doubt one of the top trends in data management of 2012. Seminars, conferences, and webinars alike: it’s all about the cloud. But is it doomed for catastrophe?

  • Register now for 2012 HR Summit Brisbane by HCA

    The 10th annual HR Summit is ending in Brisbane with a 2-day event on 18-19th October. Hundreds of HR professionals have already benefited from attending an HR Summit with successful events being held throughout the year in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

  • Complaint leads to $350k back pay nightmare by Stephanie Zillman

    Incorrect payroll procedures are not just the problems of small-time Ma and Pa operations – one of the largest business services companies in the world underpaid workers to the tune of $354,494.

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