Industrial relations, disputes & unions (353 items)


Four in five employers at risk of breaching new flexibility laws

With only three months to go until the "right to request flexibility" kicks off with the other National Employment Standards, more than four in every five employers are under-prepared and at risk of failing to comply with the new rules, a survey reveals. » more »


Legal system fails employees wronged at work: Christina Rich

The Australian human rights law framework doesn't cater for employees who have been wronged at work, according to high-profile discrimination claimant Christina Rich. She says corporate and individual leaders can play a role in reforming workplace culture, but the broader system needs to change. » more »




Employment rights standard sets benchmark for workplace culture

A new Australian Standard of Employment Rights gives employers and workers a benchmark against which to measure the industrial relations health of their workplace, says University of Sydney professor of labour law, Ron McCallum. » more »