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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
The Fair Work Ombudsman is prosecuting a company following the dismissal of an employee who took carer’s and compassionate leave. Adverse action claims remain a front-line concern for HR.
The long-awaited review of the Fair Work Act has been released to a barrage of criticism from the business community, who claim the recommended changes fall short of what is needed.
The days of giving a set number of written warnings prior to a termination are over – what’s important is allowing a reasonable time frame for employees to work through their issues.
The workplace ombudsman recently found that James Hardie discriminated against a prospective employee when it refused to employ him following the failure of a physical medical assessment.
It was a textbook set of redundancies – or so the employer thought.
The workplace arbitrator has rejected a former employee’s application for unfair dismissal, finding her resignation was not forced as she had claimed.
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
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm