Category: Workforce Management

Open communication stop rumours undermining morale

 As the January holiday period comes to a close and staff numbers come back to normal levels...

Surviving workers carry extra burden

By Genevieve Curtis As mass retrenchments become commonplace in Australian workplaces, bosses should spare a thought for those...

Young managers can cross age barrier with...

 By Karalyn Brown Much of the talk around age discrimination centres on the experience of older people...

Customer abuse leaves employers open to litigation

Harmers Workplace Lawyers says that employer litigation exposure for stress in the workplace is likely to escalate amid...

Senior execs linked to sexual discrimination at...

Harmers Workplace Lawyers says that recent cases of complaints of sexual discrimination and harassment reveal a significant rise...

Business praises new IR approach

Brad Norington Australia’s two largest business groups were remarkably upbeat as they responded to the Rudd Government’s release...

Unions want to boost workplace umpire

By Samantha Maiden. Unions have asked the Rudd Government to boost the powers of the independent industrial umpire,...

Workers face sack after one warning

By Brad Norington and Patricia Karvelas. New "one-strike" unfair dismissal laws for small business will give employers the...

Sonny Bill urge may land you in...

 By Henry Budd Imagine a rival company has offered you an equivalent role at three times your...

Culture shock creates climate of quitters

By Amanda Horswill Forget quick-fix recruitment measures – get the basics right and no one will want to...