Remuneration, benefits & recognition (219 items)


Onus is on employers to improve productivity; Woolworths class action; and more

More engaging and harmonious workplace cultures might boost productivity more than industrial relations reforms, according to a new discussion paper. Also in this article: Woolworths is facing a class action after disclosing its widespread underpayments; employees' eagerness to receive feedback can signal their intention to leave; and more. » more »


Premium skills set for pay rises; Avoiding an underpayments scandal; 'Emotional' work; and more

Developing in-demand soft skills is one way for employees to circumvent Australia's low-pay-growth environment, new research shows. Also in this article, preventing an underpayment scandal; the link between emotional work and absence; and more. » more »


HR demand and pay in 2020; Employee benefits too complex; and more

Pay rates look set to remain fairly flat in 2020, but some HR roles will fare better than others. Also in this article, Josh Bersin says it's time to simplify employee benefits; gender equality progress remains underwhelming; and more. » more »





Casuals claiming $12m in class action; Discrimination now top reason for pay gap

A union has launched a class action on behalf of long-term casuals, seeking annual leave entitlements estimated at $12 million. Also in this article: discrimination accounts for a growing proportion of reasons behind the gender pay gap. » more »


Ex-employee can't be bullied; Change management lacking in D&I; and more

A dismissed employee has failed to gain orders against former colleagues she claimed were still bullying her by calling her phone. Also in this article: recent dismissal rulings; why diversity and inclusion programs fail to drive change; and the biggest causes of pay rate discrepancies. » more »