Policies & procedures (354 items)


Webcast: HR compliance "hot spots"

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Do you know which policies, procedures and contracts need reviewing, in light of recent legislative and case law developments? Watch this webcast to understand how the employment law landscape has changed in relation to bullying, adverse action, employment contracts, investigations and more. » more »


Worker unapologetic over anti-Muslim email, reinstatement denied

A 65-year-old employee who forwarded an "entirely inappropriate" anti-Muslim email to multiple work colleagues has failed to obtain reinstatement due to a "real possibility" he would reoffend - and damage his employer's reputation in the process. » more »





Arriving at work drunk wasn't gross misconduct: Court

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Turning up to a conference still intoxicated from a work function the night before did not constitute gross misconduct by an executive, a court has ruled in awarding him nearly $300,000 in damages. » more »



First reporting season shows employers are 'failing' on gender equality

Employers' gender-equality efforts are failing because organisations aren't taking a strategic approach to the problem, according to Workplace Gender Equality Agency director Helen Conway. Meanwhile, a guide released today aims to show employers exactly what to focus on. » more »