Health, wellbeing & safety (555 items)




Webcast: Personal and accessorial liability in the workplace

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The extent to which individuals, including HR professionals, may be found personally liable for workplace breaches continues to expand and change under Australian law. In this webcast a workplace lawyer discusses individual liability issues, including accessorial liability under the Fair Work Act; personal liability under anti-discrimination and adverse action provisions; and much more. » more »


Constructive dismissal claim rejected; Pay rise ordered after flat wage growth; and more

An employee has failed to argue that a "casual" conversation about transfers meant she was pressured to resign, among recent FWC rulings. In other news, the Commission has ordered a seven per cent increase to workers denied a pay rise for five years; workplace wellbeing programs might be failing men; and more. » more »


Flexible work leaders recognised; Facebook job ads under scrutiny; and more

GM Holden, Mercer and American Express are among the employers recognised as driving widespread adoption of flexible working practices. Meanwhile the FWC has dismissed union objections to a workplace D&A testing proposal; Facebook's targeted job ads are under fire for discrimination; and more. » more »




Developments in EA applications; Changes for working parents; and more

An employer's EA application has failed after it provided "bland" award comparisons; how childcare subsidy changes affect working parents; research outlines the workplace's role in reducing mental illness; and more. » more »