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  • 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.

  • Industry says FWA review falls short by Stephanie Zillman

    The long-awaited review of the Fair Work Act has been released to a barrage of criticism from the business community, who claim the recommended changes fall short of what is needed.

  • Skilled HR practices lead to superior economic performance by HCA

    A price can finally be placed on investing in core HR functions – a new report has found companies with highly streamlined HR practices leave the competition for dead in terms of revenue growth and profit margins.

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