The bank will trial flexible working hours under its new contract with 20,000 staff
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
Would an employee’s criminal conviction for domestic violence be grounds for dismissal? You may assume their off duty behaviour automatically influences their work life – but a new court ruling says otherwise.
Requiring an employee to work on a public holiday is an unpleasant reality for many employers throughout Australia this holiday season – what are your rights if they refuse?
There are changes to the Fair Work Act set to begin on 1 January – have you amended your HR policies and guidelines?
It’s unpleasant news to deliver just before Christmas, but it’s also a reality for many employers around Australia – ensure you have your bases covered.
If your company was embroiled in a matter with the Fair Work Ombudsman, would you rather endure a public shaming over a court battle? An increasing number of employers are opting for the former.
Following the Attorney General’s announcement that the burden of proof will be reversed in anti-discrimination legislation, business leaders have led a backlash.
There are certain pitfalls that companies should avoid when executing their staff engagement strategy
An employer has said that advertising your desire to vote ‘no’ in SSM is ‘hate speech’
Around one in four Australian workers are experiencing some form of 'wage suppression'