Industrial relations, disputes & unions (327 items)





Which employees are "award-free"? Gender equality leaders named; and more

The Fair Work Commission has cast some doubt on which employees can be considered "award-free", employment lawyers warn. Also in this article, a record number of workplaces have received gender-equality recognition; skills shortages are the top threat to company growth; the national data breach scheme begins today; and more. » more »



Seek predicts wages "shock"; Leaders divided about future of automation; and more

Seek has issued a warning on impending skills shortages and wages "shock", while new research shows leaders are divided on the impact of automation. Meanwhile, two reports highlight growing demand for IT talent; a union calls for "urgent" gig economy regulation; and more. » more »




Warning on EAs; Indemnity claim rejected; NAB extends DV paid leave; and more

A Federal Court ruling has implications for enterprise agreements covering small workforces, while the High Court has refused to rule on a labour hire indemnity dispute. In other news, NAB has extended its DV policies; developing mindfulness is crucial to inclusive leadership; and more. » more »