- FWA's reputation 'significantly damaged'
The workplace watchdog has copped a public sledging over its bungled investigation into the embattled Health Services Union – but is the future of Fair Work in jeopardy?
- When star performers jump ship
Despite the fact that mergers and acquisitions remain a business reality, HR may not quite have cracked the code in retaining key talent during times of sweeping change.
- HR's risks and obligations in requiring employees to work overtime
The duty to provide a safe working environment for employees remains an integral aspect of the employment relationship – turning a blind eye to excessive overtime is a recipe for disaster.
- Fairfax flags voluntary redundancies
As news of redundancies and major restructuring grips the newspaper publishing industry, the voluntary vs forced redundancy debate has been cast back into the spotlight.
- Flexible work bill chucked out
A bill which would have extended the rights of workers with caring obligations to request additional flexibility has been thrown out by both sides of politics.
- Redundancy misfire: Communicating to the survivors
Amid widespread redundancies, for the ‘survivors’ of the action there needs to be strategies and measures in place to restore the workplace back to its previous state, or at least a state of optimum productivity and engagement.