industrial relations news

  • Wake up call: Few employers are ready for the r2r and time is running out by HCA

    The Federal Government has overhauled the industrial relations system and introduced 10 National Employment Standards through the Fair Work Act 2009. A recent survey reveals that employers are dangerously behind in preparations for one of these standards - the right to request flexibility

  • HR salary trends by

    Q. I’m looking to move jobs and I’m wondering what you can tell me about current HR salary and benefit trends?

  • Fair Work Act 'good faith bargaining' provisions will test HR by HCA

    Joydeep Hor, managing partner at Harmers Workplace Lawyers, said the new Fair Work Act's 'good faith bargaining' provisions would be one of the main pressure points for businesses.

  • Falling in line with learning by

    Organisations must comply with a growing number of legislative and regulatory requirements. Craig Donaldson examines some of the more important requirements and looks at how HR can help their organisations make the most of online compliance training

  • National OH&S regime nears by

    A new report tabled by Workplace Relations Minister Julia Gillard may well form the blueprint for consistent occupational health and safety legislation

  • Employers seek changes to IR Bill by

    EMPLOYER GROUPS have expressed concern at the prospect of additional workplace regulation and labour costs at a time of global economic crisis, a forecast rise in unemployment and a downturn in domestic business activity

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