Legislation & regulation (364 items)

Onus is on employers to improve productivity; Woolworths class action; and more

More engaging and harmonious workplace cultures might boost productivity more than industrial relations reforms, according to a new discussion paper. Also in this article: Woolworths is facing a class action after disclosing its widespread underpayments; employees' eagerness to receive feedback can signal their intention to leave; and more. » more »


Redeployment offer wasn't "reasonable"; Whistleblower policies; and more

An employer has failed to reduce a worker's redundancy entitlement after offering her a new role that significantly increased her commute times. Also in this article, what constitutes 'meaningful work'; how Coca-Cola Amatil supports employees' chosen charities; and more. » more »





Webcast: What's next for industrial relations?

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There is "movement afoot" in industrial relations reform. This webcast sheds light on the likely direction of the Coalition's review (including EA approvals, casual employment, labour hire and more); how the union movement might respond; and what employers should be thinking about. » more »




Government appeal on personal leave; Dismissal fair despite flaw; and more

The Federal Government is appealing last month's ruling on personal leave entitlements, which if left unaddressed could cost employers up to $2 billion a year. Also in this article, a dismissal upheld despite its flaws; manager capabilities ranked by industry; and more. » more »