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  • Fly-in fly-out workers depressed by Stephanie Zillman

    A leading authority on depression has said that efforts need to be bolstered in supporting the mental health of workers in the mining and resources industry.

  • Coffee-break scuffle, employer pays compo by Elizabeth Barnard

    A decision by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has shone the spotlight on the scope of employer liability in cases of employees being injured on coffee breaks.

  • Social media: HR’s role in monitoring the reputational risks by Patrice Thomson,Stephanie Zillman

    As the business world plays catch-up, countless organisations have suffered social media disasters and severe brand-damage as a result – have you got all bases covered?

  • Payroll compliance: Single complaint sparks $206k back-payment by HCA

    Are you adequately auditing your company’s payroll? A single employee complaint has led one national organisation to shell out $206,000 in back-payments – as well as placing public apologies in major newspapers.

  • Pay gap due to lack of female applications by Stephanie Zillman

    The reason women are underrepresented in high-paying jobs may be simply because they are not applying for them, rather than as a result of direct employer discrimination.

  • Mr, Ms, Mrs – out-dated etiquette or courtesy? by Stephanie Zillman

    In the digital age where acquaintances from five years ago are ‘friends’, and formal written language has fallen by the wayside thx 2 txt, the lines of business formalities have been similarly blurred.

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