Union membership has dropped to record-low 15 per cent of workforce
Extra hours do not necessarily have the best effects on mental health
Do you pay over the award? Now is the time to review your employment contracts.
Is your organisation adopting the right strategies to be truly effective at reducing stress and increasing wellbeing for all employees? The modern workplace is becoming increasingly stressful for many people. It is characterised by high workloads, employees being bombarded with emails, texts and calls, people rushing from one meeting to the next and poor work/life balance with mobile phones glued to our hands.
New amendments to the Building Code 2013 will require contractors on taxpayer-funded construction sites to have a comprehensive policy for mandatory drug and alcohol testing by 16 October 2015.
Despite our best intentions, sometimes mistakes occur. But when a death occurs, where does the blame lie?
The Fair Work Commission has ruled Christopher Tran, a forklift driver for Parmalat Food Products, was unfairly dismissed and should return to work
The conflicts of interest between its various roles were previously recognised in a review by the NSW Legislative Council – Standing Committee on Law and Justice.
The plaintiff alleged that the bobcat operator was crouched down eating an orange, and was using a Leatherman knife to cut and peel the orange. As the plaintiff walked past him, the bobcat operator stood up from his crouching position holding the knife in his hand, and without planning to do so, stabbed the plaintiff in his left hand