- Immigration: check your employees or pay the price
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has sent out a stark warning of the significant risks faced by employers that fail to check the immigration status of their prospective employees.
- Blokes still getting paid more
A lingering gender based pay gap has been identified in the financial services industry – new data has revealed some 56% of those in the industry have experienced unequal remuneration practices.
- Offer emerging technology to stay ahead
New research has shed light on the expectations of the emerging workforce – and while currently little over half of employees agree they need technology to work effectively, there are strong signs this figure is about to increase significantly.
- Redundancies: FWA decision creates even more risk
In a potentially far-reaching decision, Fair Work Australia (FWA) has found that the redundancy of a senior manager was not genuine because the employer failed to offer the chance of redeployment to a lower position within the organisation.
- Racism rife in Aussie workplaces
A new survey of Australian IT and Finance workers has revealed that a majority of employees feel racist attitudes remain prevalent in the workplace, and continue to play a role in hiring decisions.
- Workers stay put, but not out of loyalty
Australian employees are staying in their current jobs in what’s become the lowest level of mobility seen in the past year and a half – but employers are warned it’s largely due to low confidence, not high engagement.