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?
Journey claims are one thing, but would the workplace watchdog award compensation for injuries sustained on a day off? You better believe it.
Australian workplaces have experienced an overall reduction in workplace fatalities, yet according to new report there were still 169 fatalities at work in 2010-11.
Mark Cassidy outlines how the simple adaptation of risk theory to occupational health can deliver significant improvements in productivity and a reduction in workplace accidents.
How can employers create a culture of trust where employees can come forward and speak up about issues that are concerning them? Stuart King provides his tips.
The same prominent workplace lawyer who last week slammed the ‘failure’ of Australia’s legislation around bullying in the workplace, has produced a list of myths around the same subject.
Despite growing awareness that mental illness is widespread throughout the entire community, Australia’s top companies are failing to recognise and manage mental health risk in the workplace.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
In case of prolonged absences, employers must find the balance between meeting employees’ needs and maintaining business goals