- 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.
- ABCC wins OHS site entry appeal
The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner has claimed victory in its Federal Court appeal to retain the right of unions to enter construction sites to inspect safety concerns.