Figures released by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) back up claims that all too often employers are left with no choice but to pay ‘go-away’ money to sacked workers, rather than endure the expense of arbitration.
The introduction of a number of workplace changes has been delayed following the intervention of business groups.
The Government has proposed amendments to the Fair Work Act in response to a parliamentary inquiry, which will make it easier for organisations to define, and deal with bullying, more effectively.
Workplace relations minister Bill Shorten intends to introduce new laws governing the rights of pregnant women at work and increase flexibility with parental leave.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning to employers that underpayment of wages will incur penalties.
There are changes to the Fair Work Act set to begin on 1 January – have you amended your HR policies and guidelines?
Telstra has announced plans to reduce its workforce by 8,000 employees and contractors, as part of a sweeping reform package
In the digital age, HR professionals face a huge challenge in dealing with data – its size, quality and, importantly, the insights beneath all of it
The #MeToo movement has inspired an Australian inquiry into workplace sexual harassment