- Working Mother’s day highlights work to be done
While yesterday marked a celebration of motherhood, today has been dubbed ‘Working Mother’s day’ by a leading consultancy in order to highlight the inequalities that still exist in the workforce.
- FIFO health woes
If your organisation is engaged in non-residential workforce (NRW) practices, there is little doubt that there are some alarming trends emerging around the health and wellbeing of your workforce. Mark Cassidy outlines what needs to be done.
- Welcome breathing space for LAFHA arrangements
After leaving employers and foreign workers in months of limbo, the Federal Budget finally confirmed that two years’ breathing space will be afforded to foreign LAFHA recipients.
- Zero tolerance policies sound good, but are they arbitrary?
HR has rightly set the bar high in taking policy measures to stamp out physical, sexual and verbal harassment in workplaces – but often zero tolerance can do more harm than good.
- HR overlooks applicants with non-western names
The Australian Human Rights Commission has said there is a growing trend of immigrants adopting Western names in the hope it will get them hired.
- Engage and retain the extraordinary personalities working with you
Do you encourage staff to use their own personalities at work? Are they allowed to work in a way that best suits them? Andrew Warren-Nicholls explains the benefits of letting employees be who they are.