Industrial relations, disputes & unions (356 items)









Webcast: Managing redundancies - big and small

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Whether making one role redundant or hundreds, HR professionals have a crucial part to play in ensuring organisations meet their extensive legal obligations and avoid claims from current and ex-employees. Watch this webcast to:

  • ensure redundancies are 'genuine' under the Fair Work Act;
  • understand employees' entitlements if positions are made redundant;
  • develop sound redundancy criteria that minimise legal risks;
  • fulfil consultation and redeployment obligations;
  • manage a safe internal 'paper trail' about decision-making;
  • handle interactions with unions; and
  • add real value to the C-suite by informing decision-makers about their obligations.
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FWC case provides welcome labour hire clarity

Businesses that use labour hire workers can reduce legal risks if they heed the lessons of a recent Fair Work Commission decision, which clarifies when a host will - and will not - be considered an employer, according to workplace lawyer Fiona Austin. » more »