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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
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?
A Melbourne employer has been ordered to pay nearly $40k in compensation following a botched unfair dismissal hearing at the hands of its HR manager.
Asking for a candidate’s Facebook login details is a fatally flawed practice from the get-go, and any use of Facebook presents risks around discrimination.
Fair Work has released its tensely awaited ruling in the Qantas industrial dispute, largely finding in favour of the airline. The judgment is a significant win and the findings will have important flow-on effects.
The decision of the former Health Services Union national president to quit via text message earlier this week is a reminder for employers that text message communication in employment contracts isn’t a two-way street.
The editor-in-chief of a major Fairfax newspaper has resigned following an alleged incident involving a young reporter
‘Meaningful noises’ such as office-related conversations between co-workers can lead to a decline in performance, according to a new study
We talk to three experts about whether or not HR can play a role in assistance with financial wellbeing