- Intentions of ALP and AWAs hazy
WITH A Federal election likely to take place later this year, employers remain in limbo over the future of the WorkChoices regime, experts have warned
- Women behind in pay stakes
THERE IS a significant gap between male and female earnings, according to a recent Australian Bureau of statistics (ABS) report
- Best employers recognised
SALESFORCE AND FedEx Express (New Zealand) recently won the 2006/07 Hewitt Best Employers in Australia and New Zealand Study, while American Express Australia won the large organisation award and the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority took out the public sector award
- Innovation required in EOC
EMPLOYERS MUST do more than simply claim to be an employer of choice (EOC) if they are to attract and retain quality staff in today’s skills short market, recent research has revealed.
- WorkChoices a threat to safety?
IN CONSIDERING emerging threats to workplace safety, WorkChoices has been claimed one of the biggest threats to the health and safety of Australian workers by the Safety Institute of Australia’s Victorian division.
- SME sector proves optimistic
SEVENTY-SIX per cent of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Australia believe that recruitment and retention are their biggest business challenges, compared to 62 per cent of SMEs globally