Industrial relations, disputes & unions (353 items)


Disciplinary meetings and procedural fairness

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In this HR Daily Premium webinar, an employment lawyer will detail procedural fairness requirements, the role of a support person in disciplinary meetings, policy drafting considerations, and more. Premium members should click through to request a complimentary pass. Upgrade here for access if you're not already a Premium member. » more »


Digital literacy, soft skills in demand; Top HR execs; Virtual work success; and more

Research suggests emerging technology is a reason to be positive rather than fearful about jobs of the future, but new skills must nonetheless be fostered; distinct attributes are needed for virtual work success; Australia's top HR executives named; CV deception is rife; and more. » more »


Pay expectations increase; Whistleblower authority proposed; DV research; and more

Australian employees' pay rise expectations are at a six-year high, new research shows. Meanwhile, an inquiry has recommended whistleblower rewards as part of a new penalty regime; workplace domestic violence management is failing; and more. » more »


Digital transformation requires "new breed" of HR; Aldi injunction bid rejected; and more

HR managers have an extended role to play in digital workforce transformation, but must first master new skills and tasks, a strategic workplace planning expert says. Meanwhile, Aldi has failed to prove to a court that publicising an industrial dispute will damage its employer brand; artificial intelligence is set to shake up recruitment in three ways; and more. » more »




FWC finds for employers in rostering disputes; Wages and penalty rates research; and more

In new FWC cases, an employer's right to change rosters without agreement has been upheld, while the commission has criticised EA resolution procedures as "poorly drafted" to cover all dispute scenarios. New research reveals private sector wage movements; sends a warning on penalty rates; and more. » more »