- Stressful times: Legislation will see increases in discrimination claims
Stress-related claims by employees have increased over the last decade and may become a greater potential liability for employers as a result of new disability legislation
- Lawyer cites ‘adverse action’ concerns
The recent changes to the Federal Disability Discrimination Act should not be employers’ greatest concern. The impact of the new discrimination law powers of the Fair Work Ombudsman are of more significance, according to Jane Seymour of Justitia Lawyers & Consultants.
- Adversity breeds engaged workforce: HBOS
The employee/employer dynamic changes in times of adversity and can lead to the employee becoming more engaged instead of disengaged, according to the CEO of HBOS, David Smith.
- Trade secrets: Women, become ‘battleaxes’ at work
The Sydney Morning Herald’s front-page story this week questioning the Australian Trade Commission’s actions after one of its senior diplomats, John Finnin, was investigated by police for child sex offences, raised more than a few questions about the commission’s HR & employment policies here at Inhuman Resources.
- Being a social butterfly could kickstart your career
A recent survey has highlighted the importance of up-skilling in order to remain employable and has also revealed networking to be a key priority for many professionals.
- Migration legislation changes imminent
Changes to Australian migration legislation will come into effect on 14 September 2009.