Parents & carers (70 items)

HR pessimistic about cultural alignment; Three ways to reduce turnover; and more

Employees perform better in organisations that achieve 'workforce culture alignment', according to new research, but only 10 per cent of HR professionals are confident their culture is properly understood. Meanwhile, a new report quantifies the cost of poor staff retention, and a company is introducing a novel program to attract more parents. » more »




Previous bullying allegations 'irrelevant' to employee's claim; Soft skills gap growing; and more

The Fair Work Commission has refused an employee access to an investigation report that he says would support his stop-bullying application. Also in this article, news on the soft skills gap, disability and LGBTI inclusion, and why unfair dismissal claims are rising. » more »


Foreign talent levy to hit big business; Working parents lack support; and more

Large employers will be the hardest hit by the Federal Government's decision to introduce a levy for employing foreign workers, a specialist warns, while in other news, working parents feel overlooked for promotion; labour hire licensing gains momentum; new cancer resources are available for HR; 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 »




HR's biggest innovation shortfall; Revised PPL Bill; Millennial research; and more

Nearly half of non-HR professionals believe HR doesn't contribute to driving innovation in organisations, research shows. Meanwhile, the Federal Government has introduced a revised PPL Bill; the top graduate employers for 2017 have been recognised; and more. » more »