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Employees putting in five hours per week of overtime

Employees putting in five hours per week of overtime

It is estimated that Australian employers are getting $130 billion a year in free labour – is this a good thing for HR?

John Howard ‘harassed’ by unions, as Coalition defends penalty rates decision

John Howard ‘harassed’ by unions, as Coalition defends penalty rates decision

The Coalition is giving strong indications they will ramp up their defence of the FWC’s penalty rates decision

Workers must ‘draw a line in the sand and go home on time’: Expert

Workers must ‘draw a line in the sand and go home on time’: Expert

We talk to one economist about how the average full-time Australian worker does 5.1 hours in unpaid overtime each week

Opinion: Destigmatising mental health issues in the workplace

Opinion: Destigmatising mental health issues in the workplace

Dr Robert Holmes says it's time to destigmatise mental health issues in the workplace so that employees can feel safe enough to say "I'm not coping"

Go Home on Time Day next week

Go Home on Time Day next week

The initiative to help promote mental health and productivity is just around the corner, with global players signing up. Find out how to get involved in Go Home on Time Day.