Category: Employee Retention

AIM survey shows workers want out

By Julia Stirling Demotivated, bored, sad, angry and apathetic. These were the words used by employees to describe...

Fair Work Act branded ‘difficult’

 Employers in the resources sector claim the Fair Work Act is making their life harder and see...

Employers ‘should help flood victims’

By Michael Lund     Employers should be ready to deal with any ongoing problems with staff affected by...

Industrial laws change direction

By Judith Sloan    The Fair Work Act has had its first birthday, and the impact of some...

Rising wages biggest threat to business growth

By Peter Taylor Wage costs have dethroned taxes as the biggest constraint on business investment in Australia as...

Parental leave ‘to ease skills crisis’

Australia’s first national Paid Parental Leave scheme commences on 1 January 2011, but a survey conducted by recruiting...

Workplace deal sets new standard

By Ewan Hannan Staff at transport giant Linfox are the beneficiaries of a groundbreaking new workplace deal. Linfox...

Worker hours intervention

By Kate Southam Most Australians are either working too much or too little according to new research by...

Interest rate rise could impact jobs

By Kate Southam The Reserve Bank’s shock interest hike on Melbourne Cup Day could impact Australia’s employment growth...

SA Unions slam child worker law

By Cara Jenkin Unions in South Australia have branded draft laws to protect young workers against exploitation and...