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  • 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

  • IR causes confusion in construction by

    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 by

    THE NUMBER of women in the workplace over the age of 55 will increase by 19 per cent between now and 2012.

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