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

  • NSW Government gives extra festive day off by

    The NSW Government has guaranteed it a public holiday when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day falls on a weekend in a bid to improve work-life balance.

  • Google pay hike is ‘short sighted’ by

    Google’s announcement that it is to award a 10 per cent pay rise for its entire global workforce has been criticised for being a “short-term tactic that won’t prevent the Facebook brain-drain” by a leading reward expert.

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers hit by sexist email scandal by

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is facing sexism claims after an email sent between a group of male employees rating the looks of young female recruits went viral on the internet.

  • Ai Group warns of festive holiday period chaos by

    Employers are facing public holiday chaos with six states adopting five different approaches to proclaiming Christmas / New Year public holidays, according to Ai Group chief executive Heather Ridout.

  • Unemployment settles at 5.1 per cent by

    Job ads showed only a modest 0.6 per cent increase in October, as Australia’s unemployment rate looks likely to remain at 5.1 per cent.

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