Workplace Relations Minister Bill Shorten has appointed the new Fair Work Ombudsman.
One of the last scheduled IR debates prior to the federal election took place in Melbourne on Friday – HC was there to catch the action.
Australia Post is the latest employer to be accused by a union of employing unskilled workers on 457 visa holders to deliver parcels and sort mail.
Following the release of the opposition’s workplace relations policy on Thursday, Labor has been scathing in its response labeling the policy a return to the Howard-era WorkChoices regime.
In early 2013, the Government announced a proposal to create another avenue of complaint to the Fair Work Commission for employees who are bullied at work. Joydeep Hor and Cara Seymour ask whether this is the right approach to eliminating bullying.
Figures released by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) back up claims that all too often employers are left with no choice but to pay ‘go-away’ money to sacked workers, rather than endure the expense of arbitration.
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
Employers need to acknowledge that a person’s mental health is something that impacts their life and work
The 24-year-old worker was also accused of sending work files to his personal email account