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    A LANDMARK case concerning occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation has broadened the net used to catch managers, including the possible application of criminal convictions, merely for being “concerned in the management” of a corporation

  • Taking on contract work by

    THIRTY-FIVE per cent of Australian workers said the main reason they seek contract roles is to broaden the scope of their current career through exposure to different industries

  • HR to get facts right by

    EMPLOYERS MUST prepare themselves for a myriad of questions and the possibility of increased scrutiny regarding their practices following the release of the Workplace Relations Fact Sheet, employment lawyers have warned

  • Bad manners are bad for business by

    RUDE AND undermining co-workers, managers or leaders can negatively impact employee engagement and productivity, recent research has revealed

  • New AWAs pay less by

    THE SHORTFALL of wages for typical workers on Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) is much larger than previously realised, according to recent research

  • Fairness test biased: ACTU by

    In assessing the fairness of Australian Workplace Agreements (AWA), the newly established Workplace Authority will only contact employers and does not intend to contact employees if there is doubt as to whether or not AWAs meet the criteria for the Federal Government’s new ‘fairness test’

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