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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
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.
Having an employee on staff who is a renowned for eyebrow raising out-of-hours conduct can be a recipe for non-stop drama – can you get rid of someone for partying too hard?
Coles endured an embarrassing PR crisis last week following an ill-advised job advertisement posted by one of its sub-contractors.
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo