• HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win by Astrid Wilson

    Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.

  • Employee claims continue to rise, and employers are losing by Stephanie Zillman

    Employers and HR practitioners may frequently lament that since the Fair Work Act was introduced employee claims have skyrocketed – yet that feeling is also backed by statistics.

  • Are MBA’s worth it for HR pros looking to get ahead? by HCA

    While it used to be the shining jewel in post graduate qualifications, in recent years the MBA’s reputation has lessened somewhat – HC investigates the ROI for HR professionals.

  • Fires lit at the Fair Work Ombudsman offices by Stephanie Zillman

    It was panic in central Sydney yesterday, after a still-unidentified arsonist targeted the offices of the Fair Work Ombudsman.

  • HR lessons from the Grocon dispute by Astrid Wilson

    As the Grocon/CFMEU dispute continues to rage, the company has released a letter which sends a clear message to those manning the illegal blockade – their workers are on their side.

  • Boomers work til death, by choice by Stephanie Zillman

    A new report has found that a remarkable 10% of working Baby Boomers plan to work until they die.

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