A nationwide fast-food chain has been slapped with a heavy fine after appearing in court last week and being found to have failed in managing staff health and safety.
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
Liquor company Dan Murphy’s has been found not liable after an employee was fatally injured at a work Christmas party.
Have you ever suspected an employee of making a less than legitimate workers’ compensation claim? Here are some tips for spotting the fakers.
An employee who has been seriously injured and away from work for a long period may not be fit to resume a physical role, even if their doctor has given them the all-clear. When can you question a worker’s medical clearance?
In what appears to be a legal first, a senior manager has been charged in relation to a fatal workplace accident.
There are two big mistakes that employers often make when handling bullying complaints made during the disciplinary process
HRD talks to an HR leader about the practicalities of animals at work
Legislation changes will be coming into effect during 2018. Is your business prepared?