Legislation & regulation (407 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 »



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 »


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 »





Webcast: What's next for industrial relations?

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There is "movement afoot" in industrial relations reform. This webcast sheds light on the likely direction of the Coalition's review (including EA approvals, casual employment, labour hire and more); how the union movement might respond; and what employers should be thinking about. » more »