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
Up to 15 workers in Western Australia have been sacked from their lucrative mining jobs after filming a Harlem Shake dance clip and breaching workplace health and safety requirements in the process.
Evidence shows more than one in two Australian companies are essentially unprepared for the upcoming increase in mandatory super contributions. Are you one of them?
A university professor who used research grants to pay for personal items, including cosmetics, massages and wine, has won compensation after Fair Work ruled his dismissal was severe.
According workplace law experts, the government’s proposed introduction of new complaint processes for workplace bullying could potentially lead to employees taking their complaints above employers’ heads.
The 2012/13 year is shaping up to be one full of changes to the industrial relations landscape – are you across the changes?
The 457 visa scheme for temporary overseas workers will be overhauled to stop so-called rorting of the system – are the changes a nightmare for HR?
Labor is now calling for the resignation of the employment minister Michaelia Cash
The AOC media director was at the centre of multiple allegations of misconduct
Around one in four Australian workers are experiencing some form of 'wage suppression'