Changes to the 457-visa scheme are mostly in favour of 457 holders, and will disadvantage employers that have relied on on-the-job training, according to Acacia Immigration Australia director, Mark Webster.
Injury compensation costs employers an average $1100 per employee per year, but organisations can significantly reduce injuries - and hefty compo bills - with "inexpensive" pre-employment assessments and a "dedicated medical network", says occupational therapist Waqar Malik.
Under-performing or difficult employees can have a devastating impact on their colleagues' morale, but proactive and "busy" line managers can stamp out negative behaviour, says psychologist and workplace consultant Dr Steven Saunders.
Employees who don't feel they receive managerial support or monetary rewards in line with their efforts are more likely to suffer from stress, physical injuries or even heart attacks, an academic warns.
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