Employment law & Industrial relations

  • 457 Visa debate heats up by Cameron Edmond,HCA

    With the migration bill passing the House of Representatives, the debate over its merits intensifies.

  • Retailers warned: Staff don’t have to buy your product by Cameron Edmond

    Retail employers have been warned about ‘unreasonable’ requests for employees to buy and wear clothing from the stores they represent.

  • New body to address pay gap by Cameron Edmond

    A new Unit has been established by the FWC to address pay equity in Australian workplaces.

  • WorkCover rocked by bullying claims by Cameron Edmond

    An inquiry into WorkCover is soon to commence over allegations of failing to protect their own employees.

  • Outsourcing atrocities rock Australia by HCA

    In the aftermath of a Bangladeshi factory disaster, a number of Australia’s big-brands are in the spotlight over outsourcing to entities providing horrendous working conditions to workers.

  • Background checks and the law by HCA

    Following a recent near-miss for a major financial organisation, HC investigates the laws surrounding background checking.

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