- Resources sector a salary yardstick
For the first time in six years, the salary gap between the mining and resource sectors and other industry sectors has lessened according to new survey results.
- Focus on mental health in the workplace
Stress management consultant Bridget Dougherty says there is growing evidence poor mental health incurs significant costs to both organisations and society - so what should employers be doing to improve the situation?
- Make telework work
Ninety per cent of work-from-home offices are set up badly, resulting in possible risks to employee health and increases in workers’ comp claims. Kate Aubusson explores how organisations can protect their work-from-home employees and their bottom line
- The return to work process: Much needed research on the way
New research is being conducted into the skills and behaviours needed by supervisors to help workers return to work after injury or illness.
- Complacency will lead to hot water
The rollout of the new WHS legislation will become law as of 1 January 2012, and any workplace incident after this time will be subject to the new laws and harsher penalties.
- HR is ready for new WHS laws
Australian organisations are ready to implement the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation from 1 January 2012, and believe the new laws will impact positively on operational sustainability in 2012.