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
HR has rightly set the bar high in taking policy measures to stamp out physical, sexual and verbal harassment in workplaces – but often zero tolerance can do more harm than good.
The NSW parliament has passed new legislation that will mean harsher penalties for employers caught out for not reporting employees who commit driving offences in company cars.
Five workers in the Pilbara have been sacked for not presenting for work on ANZAC Day – and while the mine doesn’t observe public holidays, eyebrows are being raised over harshness of the decision.
Taxpayers will foot the bill of parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper’s full salary despite being stood aside this week – HC takes a look at the workplace law of stand-downs.
An organisation has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 in compensation after Fair Work found it unfairly dismissed an employee.
In the same week that a public servant won compo for a work trip sex injury, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced proposed changes that would turn the state’s workers’ compensation on its head.
Fifty pages of leaked emails have purported to reveal widespread discrimination and harassment within Apple’s workforce
The Australian Industry Group has said the proposed wording could allow perpetrators to take paid leave