- How far must HR go in redeploying a redundant employee?
Think it would be insulting to offer a redundant employee a role with a $40k pay cut? While HR is obliged to do so under unfair dismissal laws, the ball is by no means only in the employee’s court.
- Eleventh hour change to new compo laws; provision branded ‘unworkable’
A provision included in the recent changes to workers’ compensation laws is likely to be changed after being branded ‘unworkable’ by a Work Cover inquiry.
- Spotlight on workplace depression
A new report has found that while the understanding of depression has improved, many workplaces remain gravely misinformed about depression and how to help someone.
- Have you fallen out of love with your job?
When you break up from a relationship you don't normally keep living together - you move on. So why do so many stick doggedly to their jobs, even when they are far from 'in love' with it? Leslie Alderman provides 10 tips to find your 'soul job'.
- Smokers need not apply
The president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has come out swinging, sparking an age-old debate by accusing smokers of costing the state “millions and millions” of dollars in lost productivity each year.
- Failure to make up shortfall ends up costing much more
Just 15% of employers bring in extra staff to cover the shortfall created when employees go on annual or long-service leave – but thriftiness comes at a price.