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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
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.
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.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals