The Maritime Union of Australia has become the first union in Australia to face legal action under federal workplace bullying laws, cementing its identity as a uniquely and controversially operated union.
The verdict is in – there is no implied term of mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment contracts.
In a landmark case, a Melbourne gym is facing legal action in the Federal Circuit Court after ignoring a Fair Work Commission order to pay compensation to an unfairly dismissed employee.
It looks as though the federal government’s planned reform of workplace laws will be put on hold in favour of spending on the new budget.
Professor Paul Gollan outlines how new research by Macquarie University has revealed what two prominent and very different companies have done to support non-union employee representation.
Leading employment law experts have warned that recruitment agencies must invest more time into understanding the growing complexity of independent contractor legislation.
'Under the pressure of escalating demands, most leaders adopt a command-and-control style of leadership with their team'
HRD talks to Greg Barnier or ICG about why HR must balance the commercial side of the business with the people side
A new report looks at New Zealand's latest office trends, highlighting disruption in both the fixed-term and flexible office sectors