- Employer's vicarious liability: unauthorised acts of employees
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
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
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
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
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
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.