Diversity & inclusion (314 items)

'Exploitative' employer to face unfair dismissal claims; Visa confusion; and more

An employer accused of "shocking" Fair Work breaches is now facing new claims from its employees, after a settlement deed was found not to bar them. Also in this article, a rundown of recent dismissal and other FWC rulings; research on visa and immigration changes; an award-winning employer opts for simplicity over "fancy incentives"; and more. » more »



Dismissal for excessive drinking upheld; Mock CVs promote mental health; and more

An employee who drank excessive amounts of alcohol out of work hours was fairly sacked for breaching his employer's policies, the Fair Work Commission has ruled. Also in this article, nine features of a mentally healthy workplace, the benefits of 'keeping-in-touch' programs, and more. » more »



Where HR needs support: Research; Linfox gets green light to target women; and more

HR professionals seek support in seven key areas, according to a workplace psychologist's study into the challenges they face at work. Meanwhile, Linfox has been cleared to target women for logistics roles; research shows jobseekers don't trust companies that have an inadequate online presence; 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 »