Organisations need to rethink how they empower their workforce, according to Sharon Schoenborn of Microsoft Australia
One state government will introduce a new law to act as a deterrent for negligent employers who operate unsafe workplaces
The historic decision of the Workplace Relations Ministerial Council (WRMC) to agree on a model OHS act which will harmonise OHS across the nation has been welcomed by the industry, but calls have been made to Western Australia to speed its decision to take part in the national system.
Health and safety laws need to be strengthened, not watered down due to the sharp rise in work-related fatalities, according to the unions.
Workplace fatalities have increased by 14 per cent this year, a report released today by Safe Work Australia has found.
Businesses have been urged to be vigilant during the “silly season” to prevent an increase in the level of sexual harassment claims this Christmas.
The first of the insulation installers to be deregistered from the Government’s Home Insulation Program have been listed this week on a public website.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick today welcomed the French Government’s announcement that it plans to enforce gender quotas so that women make up half of the country’s leading boardrooms by 2015.
Employees are increasingly looking at what their leaders are doing themselves as much as what they are saying
A company has pleaded guilty to failing to comply with its health and safety duties following the death of a 24-year-old man