- IR causes confusion in construction
Recent changes to industrial relations legislation is more of an interference than a help for some industries, according to Tony Noonan, group human resources manager, MacMahon Holdings.
- Quick cash action sought from government
THE GOVERNMENT has plenty of money to plough into the current economic situation and should act quickly to avoid any severe damage, according to Bill Evans, chief economist of Westpac.
- Managing in tough economic times
WITH CONCERNS about a global economic decline, organisational leaders and managers are facing tough questions and difficult choices: how deeply can you cut costs without creating unintended negative consequences? What about layoffs? How do you get workers energised despite looming economic threats? How do you discourage defensive internal politics?
- HR’s boost for business in spotlight
A SMALL but growing number of companies are demonstrating the impact HR policies can have in meeting overall business goals, according to a recent US report
- Employers get more bargaining chips
THE INTRODUCTION of a good faith bargaining obligation under Fair Work Australia will have a significant impact on enterprise bargaining and workplace relations generally, according to a leading expert in enterprise bargaining
- HR at boiling point in Asia
GROWTH IN Asia has made human capital challenges in the region increasingly acute and has intensified the competition for talent, according to a recent study