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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
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.
Is an employer liable if an employee hits another employee out of boredom? A decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal highlights this largely uncertain area of law.
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