- Record keeping woes: Are you doing the right thing?
Despite its necessity to any business, many organisations may not be keeping adequate records. Here’s how you can make sure you’re on the level.
- FWC puts workplace bullies in their sights
Squashing workplace bullying is something any HR manager can get behind. Whilst legislative changes, due to commence on 1 July, will see the FWC tackling the bullying problem, waiting around might get you caught in the crossfire.
- Budget implications for bullying claims
The budget announcement that the Fair Work Commission (FWC) will receive an extra $5m every year may indicate an expectation that claims will rise.
- Significant rise in general protections claims
Despite a slight drop at the end of 2012, the latest figures released by the Fair Work Commission show that general protections claims (including adverse action claims) have risen.
- New federal scheme for victims of workplace bullying
Amendments to the Fair Work Act in March will allow a worker who reasonably believes they have been bullied at work to apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the bullying. Charles Power outlines what this means for business.
- National OH&S regime nears
A new report tabled by Workplace Relations Minister Julia Gillard may well form the blueprint for consistent occupational health and safety legislation