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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'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 duty to provide a safe working environment for employees remains an integral aspect of the employment relationship – turning a blind eye to excessive overtime is a recipe for disaster.
A bill which would have extended the rights of workers with caring obligations to request additional flexibility has been thrown out by both sides of politics.
Handling workplace misconduct can be an uphill battle; survey findings show just six in 10 workers would report witnessing an incident of misconduct.
Industrial actions often results in a relationship breakdown between employers and employees, but with the right processes in place, it’s not impossible to repair the relationship.
The review of the Fair Work Act continues to provoke hot debate and the latest submission shines the spotlight on legislating flexible work options for workers over 45.
Some employers have adopted a ‘too bad, so sad’ mentality regarding employees who become sick whilst on annual leave, but unbeknownst to many the Fair Work Act actually obliges HR to re-credit annual leave in place of sick days.
Looking beyond potential threat and towards potential opportunity is where leaders can exert significant influence
A recent court case has highlighted the importance of preventing corporate data theft. What role can HR play?
Employees with mental health issues may require short term adjustments to accommodate their condition