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Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'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 time to time an employee may request to take back-to-back maternity leave due to another pregnancy – are organisations bound to accommodate it?
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.
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
HC talks to one lawyer about situations when an employee can access paid personal leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm