The employee claimed she had no training in using the step and had just watched the way that others had used it
A carefully constructed conversation might prevent a bad situation becoming much worse
Australia is lagging behind other Western nations in helping fight workplace ageism in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.
Claims under the general protections provisions of the Fair Work Act are on the rise and are causing small businesses untold problems, according to a legal expert.
Many employers are reviewing their car benefit policies to contain costs as a result of the economic downturn and low corporate income growth.
Australian employers are being urged to get their house in order sooner rather than later when it comes to gender diversity.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has alleged that workers recruited from China to dismantle a press at the former Mitsubishi site in Adelaide were paid as little as $1.90 an hour.
A government payroll administrator in the UK has been sentenced to two years in prison after claiming a dead man's expenses.
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Older workers are feeling subtle pressure from their colleagues and management to make way for younger generations
The prevalence of burn out is increasing as the lines between being at work and home are significantly blurred