- Discrimination claims against top-tier law firm to proceed
Claims including disability discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation being made against Clayton Utz by a former employee will be allowed to proceed, after the NSW Administrative Appeals Tribunal (ADT) granted leave on Tuesday.
- Luxottica HR head wins business award
Rhonda Brighton, Luxottica’s Senior Vice President of HR, Asia Pacific and Africa, has been awarded the 2009 Telstra NSW Business Woman of the Year.
- Bold ideas to make work work
Eighty-one per cent of U.S. employers are maintaining and 13 per cent are increasing the flexibility they offer as a tool to manage their workforce through the recession.
- How much more employable are postgraduates?
Postgraduates, masters and MBAs are seldom a prerequisite when applying for a HR role; however those candidates who have these extra qualifications are at a definite advantage, say HR recruiters
- Lack of transparent reporting hinders return to work cases
Last year 28% of injured workers surveyed throughout Australia and New Zealand were not in paid employment six months after lodging a workers' compensation claim - yet a lack of transparent statistics is hampering efforts to track and report on this information
- Saving 'face'
Thinking about 'friending' your boss on Facebook? You may wish to reconsider. According to a US survey released by Robert Half, nearly half of all employers revealed they were uncomfortable being 'friended' by the staff they manage (48%) or their bosses (47%) on social networking site, Facebook.