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
The federal government is currently receiving public submissions in response to its draft anti-discrimination laws – and there have been a watershed of doubts and issues raised.
McDonald’s, in collaboration with the Fair Work Ombudsman, set up a process to self-audit about 8,500 pay packets and correct any issues it found – the results are in.
In a case of corporate standards vs. self-expression and body image, a worker for Virgin has won his unfair dismissal battle after being terminated over the length of his hair and conduct.
Workplace banter could soon be a thing of the past if draft legislation currently before a senate inquiry is passed – and the proposal has sparked outrage among Australia’s top legal minds.
After making the headlines for all the wrong reasons, the national scientific and technology organisation, the CSIRO, has rolled out training initiatives to comply with orders from Fair Work.
Restraint of trade clauses continue to be a difficult contractual clause to get right, and it pays for HR professionals to apply due diligence in negotiating the fine print.
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