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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
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.
The ghosts of IR laws past have been dredged up once again following claims by workplace minister Bill Shorten that Tony Abbott would restore elements of the controversial Work Choices laws if in power.
A decision by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has shone the spotlight on the scope of employer liability in cases of employees being injured on coffee breaks.
Are you adequately auditing your company’s payroll? A single employee complaint has led one national organisation to shell out $206,000 in back-payments – as well as placing public apologies in major newspapers.
Think it would be insulting to offer a redundant employee a role with a $40k pay cut? While HR is obliged to do so under unfair dismissal laws, the ball is by no means only in the employee’s court.
Here's what you need to know about the Coalition Government's shock announcement yesterday
New technology will transform the workplace in areas such as business processes and employee training, says Dr. John Burgin
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