An HR professional has pleaded guilty to inappropriately using her company credit card and tampering with financial records
Choosing to conduct an internal investigation into a work grievance can put HR into a highly vulnerable position, warns one legal expert
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.
A provision included in the recent changes to workers’ compensation laws is likely to be changed after being branded ‘unworkable’ by a Work Cover inquiry.
The national carrier and one of its managers have been fined $15,500 over a successful claim launched by a worker who was mistreated after questioning his rate of pay.
Despite a number of high profile legal cases in recent months, employers are failing to undertake their due diligence when it comes to downsizing and are ignoring the high risk posed by adverse action claims.
An energy company’s request to test the urine of its employees has been thrown out by a full bench decision of Fair Work Australia in a case with potentially wide-reaching ramifications.
From 1 October 2012, changes to the parental leave standard in the Fair Work Act will become law. Have you ensured your organisation is compliant?
Fifty pages of leaked emails have purported to reveal widespread discrimination and harassment within Apple’s workforce
The very best social media players in the Australian HR industry have been revealed in LinkedIn’s annual Power Profiles