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  • Your quick guide to IR changes in 2013 by Iain Hopkins

    The 2012/13 year is shaping up to be one full of changes to the industrial relations landscape – are you across the changes?

  • Report renews calls to reform Australia's IR framework by

    A new report has shed light on Australia's changing workforce make-up, leading industry experts to call for reforms to Australia's "20th century industrial relations framework".

  • Employee reinstated after refusing to work overtime by HCA

    The adverse action provision of the Fair Work Act is relatively new on the industrial relations landscape, and a new decision has put significant qualifications around this clause of the legislation.

  • Think like a lawyer by External

    How can HR professionals minimise the risk of litigation when it comes to complex business changes such as M&As, restructures and downsizing? Rebecca Mason presents six key tips.

  • HR professionals lack IR skills by Stephanie Zillman

    Do HR professionals have the IR skills required to navigate the complex landscape of industrial disputes? You told us a resounding ‘no’.

  • What do Australians want? A better way of life through good leadership by HCA

    Billed as the largest single donation by a living Australian to an Australian university, engineering services magnate John Grill’s generous $20 million to the University of Sydney is earmarked to set up a centre to focus on a global executive training in leadership program.

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