Dr Robert Holmes says it's time to destigmatise mental health issues in the workplace so that employees can feel safe enough to say "I'm not coping"
While the connections between business success and a safe work culture are known, why does HR often struggle to put this into practice?
“The boundaries of the workplace are expanding and now reach deeper into employees’ lives, especially now that mobile technology is taken for granted.”
The ‘mental health day’ in Australia is typically associated with ‘chucking a sickie’. However, one expert feels it is time to get serious about mental health.
A Westpac employee has won compensation from the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) over workplace bullying.
Organisations should embrace the use of psychometric assessment to improve their health and safety cultures, according to practitioners in the field.
Companies are being urged to consider the effects of Australia’s ageing workforce on their business, as the ageing process will increasingly come to bear on employees’ injury-related claims.
There’s few things in a quiet office environment more irritating than a colleague with an annoying or shrill voice disrupting the work flow – but could a loud voice actually damage a worker’s hearing? One government employee says yes.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
HRD talks to Edwina Trenchard-Smith about building a strategic HR-IT alliance
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made