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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.
Employers and HR practitioners may frequently lament that since the Fair Work Act was introduced employee claims have skyrocketed – yet that feeling is also backed by statistics.
As the Grocon/CFMEU dispute continues to rage, the company has released a letter which sends a clear message to those manning the illegal blockade – their workers are on their side.
Coles endured an embarrassing PR crisis last week following an ill-advised job advertisement posted by one of its sub-contractors.
It’s an HR no-brainer: if an employee was dismissed for poor performance, any subsequent references provided by the organisation should reflect this. Yet legally, it’s not that simple.
The spotlight has once again been cast on the distinction between independent contractors and employees, following a $450k payout order by the Federal Court.
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The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable
HRD looks at how HR can leverage people analytics to make data-driven decisions