The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has previously addressed the role of the support person in various decisions. Amber Chandler, Partner, Barker Henley, outlines what this role entails
Rogue employers will now be forced to prove they pay their staff correctly if they are investigated for underpayments
When your employee’s doctor clears them to return to work but your work-appointed physician disagrees, HR should investigate further or risk legal recourse.
A legal expert talks us through what the proposed new changes to South Australia’s workplace safety legislation really mean for employers
Reinstating a sacked employee to their former role might have everyone feeling a little red-faced, but HR can successfully manage the situation, says legal expert.
HR’s role in managing a workplace death can impact greatly on employee morale
An employer who failed to investigate two conflicting medical reports has been ordered to give sacked employee his job back.
Failing to take a 'broad view' on reasonable adjustments can result in discrimination claims and costly court hearings, legal experts say.
CFMEU bosses also face possible criminal prosecution for alleged false testimony
Labor is now calling for the resignation of the employment minister Michaelia Cash
Over 300 HR professionals are at the inaugural HR Tech Summit