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
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.
Finding a lazy million dollars in the budget for back-pay is the stuff of nightmares – maybe even a Hollywood plotline. But that’s exactly what has happened at one Sydney-based company.
Do HR professionals have the IR skills required to navigate the complex landscape of industrial disputes? You told us a resounding ‘no’.
A significant recently proposed amendment to the Fair Work Act involves an overhaul of the costs provisions.
The federal court in Perth has handed down a $13k fine as a lesson to employers: discrimination against pregnant employees will not be dealt with lightly by the courts.
Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has announced changes to the unfair dismissal laws, which he says will cut down the number of dubious claims made by disgruntled employees.
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'