Breaking news

  • HR in the driver’s seat of cultural direction by Human Capital

    An interesting development in the HR community is the appointment of a ‘director of people and culture’ at News Limited – touted by the Australian CEO to institute a program of cultural change.

  • HR gives workers the boot for ANZAC Day no-show by Human Capital

    Five workers in the Pilbara have been sacked for not presenting for work on ANZAC Day – and while the mine doesn’t observe public holidays, eyebrows are being raised over harshness of the decision.

  • Leaders right to fear employee poaching by Human Capital

    More than half of HR heads fear other companies are actively seeking to poach their top people – are your retention strategies cutting it?

  • Law of ‘stand-downs’ amid Slipper debacle by Human Capital

    Taxpayers will foot the bill of parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper’s full salary despite being stood aside this week – HC takes a look at the workplace law of stand-downs.

  • Consistency essential in all disciplinary action by Human Capital

    An organisation has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 in compensation after Fair Work found it unfairly dismissed an employee.

  • Duty of care policies still not comprehensive enough by Human Capital

    An expert in workplace duty of care policy has warned that employers in Australia and Asia-Pacific countries need to install more effective frameworks to avoid legal hot water.

Most Read