- Over the hill and far away? Not on your nellie
Why is age discrimination still happening to such a large extent? Nareen Young writes that although negative stereotypes are still having an impact the time has come to explode myths about older workers.
- Flexibility clauses dubbed a “sham”
The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has come under fire from industry groups for failing to properly oversee the administration of flexibility clauses in the Fair Work Act. The bottom line is that small and medium-sized businesses need more guidance.
- Indigenous action plans: they’re working!
Five years on from the official introduction of workplace reconciliation action plans (RAPs), more than 280 organisations have signed on and several of the nation’s high-profile CEOs say it’s changed the way their companies do business.
- Employers warned to tread carefully when cutting staff
With more staff cuts being announced every day around the country as organisations act to stem costs in the face of economic uncertainty, a leading workplace relations lawyer has warned employers to be careful when letting staff go.
- Leadership Insight; Why training fails to meet its long-term objectives
Leonie Curtis-Kempnich outlines why training often fails to meet long-term individual and organisational objectives.
- Casino sexual harassment case highlights need for communication
Revelations of alleged sexual harassment and subsequent cover-ups at Sydney’s Star Casino have come to light after the complex was forced to provide a report to the NSW Casino, Liquor and Gaming Control Authority yesterday into the circumstances behind the dismissal of its managing director, Sid Vaikunta.