HR research, reports & books (820 items)




Appeal to clarify personal leave; Aggressive worker's dismissal stands; and more

A decision on employees' personal leave accruals, described as one of the most contentious cases of 2019, is on its way to the High Court. Also in this article: an aggressive employee's dismissal ruling will stand; top HR priorities for 2020; and much 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 »


Redeployment offer wasn't "reasonable"; Whistleblower policies; and more

An employer has failed to reduce a worker's redundancy entitlement after offering her a new role that significantly increased her commute times. Also in this article, what constitutes 'meaningful work'; how Coca-Cola Amatil supports employees' chosen charities; 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 »