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
An employee who was dismissed for being too overweight and at risk of a cardiac episode has had his job reinstated by the Supreme Court.
Dealing with an employee complaint or grievance is never easy, but a leadership organisation has just released best practice advice on how to do so successfully.
Dealing with an investigation by the Federal Government's workplace investigator can be a stressful process for any HR professional – HC investigates your best practice response.
Experts are warning that the personal liability provisions under the Fair Work Act are so broad that HR could be held accountable for breaches of the legislation.
The sheer acceleration of workplace trends that have been at play for the last two decades, such as higher participation rates, more women in the workforce, greater flexibility, and lifelong education and training, mean in many ways the ‘workplace of the future’ is already here.
In this two-part series HC investigates the legal guidelines for ensuring the office party ends with a laugh not a lawsuit.
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'