- IR causes confusion in construction
Recent changes to industrial relations legislation is more of an interference than a help for some industries, according to Tony Noonan, group human resources manager, MacMahon Holdings.
- More older women in the workforce
THE NUMBER of women in the workplace over the age of 55 will increase by 19 per cent between now and 2012.
- Does one IR umbrella really provide protection?
Human Resources practitioners are often called upon to determine whether a Federal or State law applies to an employee.
- Maternity leave access is falling
THERE HAS been a drop in the number of women with access to paid maternity leave in the last year, according to recent Australian Bureau of Statistics figures
- Employees voice without unions
A STRONG COMMUNICATION culture is the key to maintaining employee voices in workplace decision-making in the face of declining union membership
- Liberals resist Labor’s AWA changes
THE DECISION by deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop to resist the Labor Government’s plans to abolish Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) has been described by ACTU president Sharon Burrow as an insult to the Australian people who voted overwhelmingly to reject WorkChoices at last year’s election