Industrial relations, disputes & unions (353 items)

Adverse action provisions require "more cautious" decisions: Lawyer

The "adverse action" provisions under the new industrial relations legislation will compel employers to be more cautious when making decisions that affect employees, according to workplace lawyer Alex Manos. » more »




Increase maternity leave and get mums back quickly

Paid maternity leave increases the chances that new and expectant mums will remain "attached" to the workforce and quickly return to their pre-birth employers, according to researchers from Deakin University. » more »



Massive sexual-harassment damages award a warning to all employers

A $466,000 damages award is a timely reminder of how devastating the effects of workplace sexual harassment can be on both the victim and the employer if the issue is dealt with poorly, says Harriet Stacey of WISE Workplace Investigations. » more »