- Lessons from GFC redundancies
The uncertain economic outlook and ongoing market volatility has put redundancies back on the agenda, prompting leading workplace consultants to warn Australian companies not to repeat the mistakes made during the GFC.
- BREAKING NEWS: Shorten to replace Evans as Minister
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has unveiled an expanded cabinet, with Bill Shorten to replace Chris Evans as Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations.
- Speculation rife but Evans says no comment
Federal Workplace Relations Minister Chris Evans has said he will not speculate on whether the upcoming independent review of the Fair Work Act could lead to the return of compulsory arbitration.
- Employees routinely cheating the system
Employees around the world have cheated employers to get more pay, and India, China and Australia are leading the pack, a survey has found.
- Tech deluge killing efficiency and productivity
The mountain of inefficiently handled data received by corporate information systems is silently killing productivity and comes at a cost of $3bn every year, a new report has found.
- Lack of opportunities for disabled ‘a national shame’
Employers and recruiters unwittingly impose a ‘glass ceiling’ on disabled Australians, largely due to a lack of infrastructure and understanding.