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  • HR in the spotlight at G20 meeting by

    Bankers’ bonuses and executive pay topped the agenda at the recent G20 meeting of finance ministers in London, potentially challenging many HR and remuneration departments globally to devise new bonus schemes.

  • Fines mount as watchdog catches employers out by

    The fair work watchdog is calling on employees to exercise their rights and ensure they haven’t been underpaid by employers.

  • Subtle digs most hurtful in workplace by

    Workplace bullying is usually subtle, taking the form of silence and isolation, verbal insults, and sarcasm, a recent study has shown.

  • Calls for pay audits as gender pay gap widens by

    The gender pay gap has reached its highest level since the mid 1990s, with women earning on average 17 per cent less than men. In WA female earnings are on average 26 per cent lower than male earnings.

  • Post-GFC world sees cleaners earn more than lawyers by

    Magic Circle law firm Lovells is determined to retain its junior lawyers, even if it has to pay them less per hour than the average London cleaning job.

  • Wake up call: Few employers are ready for the r2r and time is running out by HCA

    The Federal Government has overhauled the industrial relations system and introduced 10 National Employment Standards through the Fair Work Act 2009. A recent survey reveals that employers are dangerously behind in preparations for one of these standards - the right to request flexibility

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