The High Court has put an end to the "turbulent" case law involving casual employment for the past few years, in overturning a ruling that a casual should have received permanent employee entitlements.
Asynchronous communication is the key to work/life harmony, according to a remote-first HR leader. And Qantas has failed to prove it didn't take unlawful adverse action in outsourcing thousands of jobs during COVID-19.
The Fair Work Commission has dealt with its first casual conversion dispute. Also in this article, the Government will implement all recommendations proposed for improving how the Parliamentary workplace responds to serious incidents.
Australia's class action regime is failing, with employees receiving as little as 51% of proceeds, an employer group says. Also in this article, new calls for paid domestic violence leave following a surge in cases. Plus: July law changes; HR appointments; and much more.
Bullying complaints are escalating, notably among senior employees and leaders, against a backdrop of increasing stress, remote management and workplace tensions. This HR Daily Premium webinar will provide an update on this jurisdiction and developing risks.