- Full employment expected by 2011
Unemployment is set to drop down to four per cent by the end of next year as trading conditions continue to improve for Australian businesses, according to a new survey by The National Australia Bank.
- Miners tighten up on pay
Iluka Resources has announced a series of cost-saving measures to remuneration policy and practices following poor financial results last year.
- Thousands saved in recruitment costs at Cuscal
Investing in employment branding has saved financial services firm, Cuscal, hundreds of thousands of dollars in recruitment costs over the last two years, delegates at an HR breakfast heard this morning.
- Fair Work Ombudsman strikes again
Melbourne-based firm Datasend Australia has been fined $35,000 for sacking workers who had complained about their pay.
- GSK worker reinstated after OHS breach
A GlaxoSmithKline worker has recently won his job back, but not lost pay, after being sacked last year for allegedly breaching the company’s safety procedures.
- Employer branding must be linked to reward
Employers should integrate employer branding with reward strategy to help position their organisation positively for the upturn, according to a new report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) produced in association with Mercer.