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  • Zero tolerance for breastfeeding discriminators by HCA

    This week has been declared World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2011), which aims to remind employers that discrimination against breastfeeding women is now banned and unlawful.

  • 300 workers latest cutback casualties by Stephanie Zillman

    More than 300 jobs are expected to be lost under plans by Telstra to relocate some services to India as well as other offshore locations. The company is intending to outsource some 160 jobs to India, with another 146 contractor positions also forecasted to go abroad.

  • Most workplace bullying claims dubious at best by HCA

    The number of workers claiming to have been bullied has skyrocketed, with complaints to WorkSafe Victoria more than doubling to 6,000 in the past year.

  • Jobs growth highest in healthcare sector by Human Capital

    More jobs were created in the health and aged care sector than the mining industry in the year to May, according to employment figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

  • Safety is top concern by

    Occupational health, safety (OHS) professionals have cited safety as the number issue facing Australian organisations as they head into 2011.

  • Redundancy safety net to expand by

    Financial protection for employees of bankrupt companies has been increased to the dismay of business groups.

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