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When does overtime become unreasonable?

When does overtime become unreasonable?

“Salaried employees are often expected to work a reasonable amount of overtime, but one top lawyer says HR should be careful of pushing staff too far.”

Can employees call in sick with a hangover?

Can employees call in sick with a hangover?

Nearly a third of workers call in sick after a night of binge drinking - but is a hangover a valid reason to miss work?

Ask a Lawyer: Can I fire someone for a social media mishap?

Ask a Lawyer: Can I fire someone for a social media mishap?

Employees mouthing off online can easily bring their employer into disrepute. Here's how to handle it

Can employees call in sick with a hangover?

Can employees call in sick with a hangover?

Technically, yes – but that doesn’t mean employers can’t take action.

What if your employees don’t turn up today?

What if your employees don’t turn up today?

With ANZAC Day falling on a Tuesday, there’s increased temptation to take today off – but is there anything HR can even do?