The government has unveiled a new measure to crack down on employers who take advantage of migrant workers
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
In a bizarre set of circumstances, the Bureau of Meteorology has been ordered to reinstate a worker who took sick leave to appear on a reality TV program.
A staggeringly high number of redundancies and dismissals continue to be poorly executed by HR professionals, and the result can be a costly, litigious nightmare.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has published a new handbook to assist employers better understand the Fair Work legislation and their obligations under workplace laws.
With the year fast drawing to a close, and 2013 around the corner, it’s time for HR to get the party hats and balloons ready. HC shares some unique party ideas for that ultimate year-end bash.
At locations throughout Australia, a national service station operator has been fined $46,200 for underpaying more than 200 employees – what went wrong?
HR is sometimes the meat in the sandwich: there’s a need to protect employees from bullying, but also a requirement to provide fairness to the alleged bully.
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
HC talks to one lawyer about situations when an employee can access paid personal leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm