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
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.
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