- Employee reinstated after refusing to work overtime
The adverse action provision of the Fair Work Act is relatively new on the industrial relations landscape, and a new decision has put significant qualifications around this clause of the legislation.
- Think like a lawyer
How can HR professionals minimise the risk of litigation when it comes to complex business changes such as M&As, restructures and downsizing? Rebecca Mason presents six key tips.
- Fair Work Australia makes first take-home pay order
Fair Work Australia, has made its first take-home pay order, ordering a women's fashion retailer to provide a female staff member with nine months of back pay.
- Employers struggle to manage risks around reward
Employers in the UK are fearful that the way they reward employees to help attract, retain and motivate them is no longer appropriate.
- New Government could take three months
The future of Australia’s industrial relations and paid parental leave policy could be undecided for months, with constitutional law experts stating the wrangling over the next Federal Government could drag on until the end of November.
- Rising FWO fines a warning to employers
Fines issued by the Fair Work Ombudsman have increased significantly in the past year, and experts say employers have to be as vigilant as ever to ensure compliance.