A Northern Territory Government employer has vowed to review the case of a firefighter whose claim for cancer compensation was rejected, despite recent legal changes expanding cover.
Drug and alcohol addiction is a highly sensitive and stigmatised issue in the workplace – are you doing enough to support your staff through recovery?
One expert on preventing violence in the workplace outlines what behaviours can be defined as workplace violence, and how employers can put a strategy in place to tackle the “underreported” issue.
HC speaks to an expert in OHS about how employers can cut costs and maintain a high standard of health and safety in the workplace.
Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day, providing a reminder to employers of the importance of ensuring that workplaces are safe.
Following several high profile workplace tragedies over the last couple of years, many business are now taking employee fatigue more seriously. Are your employees really ‘fit for work’?
On rare occasions, employees can be exposed to traumatic experiences in the workplace. Experts weigh in on the best ways employers can support workers both immediately and long-term.
A nationwide fast-food chain has been slapped with a heavy fine after appearing in court last week and being found to have failed in managing staff health and safety.
Is it ever ok (or legal) to make employees to take their annual leave? HC talks to an employment lawyer about the legalities of annual leave.
A pharmaceutical company has been ordered to pay $21,000 after unfairly dismissing a man who combined a work trip with a jazz festival.
HC chats to an employment lawyer about the legalities of internet use for non-work purposes.