- Britain at work: a marriage breakdown in progress?
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN employers and employees in many British workplaces resemble a marriage under stress, characterised by poor communications and low levels of trust. This leads to underperformance, low productivity and high levels of staff turnover
- Commonwealth Bank shuns AWA allegations
THE COMMONWEALTH Bank has strongly refuted against apparent misleading allegations made by the ACTU and Labor Party Member, Stephen Smith that they are coercing staff into signing Australian Workplace Agreements.
- Islam in the workplace
In the post-September 11 environment, there are concerns that discrimination in the workplace may be on the rise. Amal Awad reports
- Ups and downs of corporate citizenship
NEARLY 46 per cent of companies have said that corporate citizenship and sustainability are major sources of business opportunity and not only sources of business risk
- High Court gives WorkChoices go ahead
THE HIGH Court has rejected a challenge to the WorkChoices Act brought by State Governments and the union movement, a decision that some believe has cemented the future of the new regime
- Cashing out leave to cost $29 billion
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT plans that will allow employees to cash out personal leave could cost up to $29 billion, or each employer an average of $22,795, according to new research