Industrial relations, disputes & unions (402 items)


Seek predicts wages "shock"; Leaders divided about future of automation; and more

Seek has issued a warning on impending skills shortages and wages "shock", while new research shows leaders are divided on the impact of automation. Meanwhile, two reports highlight growing demand for IT talent; a union calls for "urgent" gig economy regulation; and more. » more »




Warning on EAs; Indemnity claim rejected; NAB extends DV paid leave; and more

A Federal Court ruling has implications for enterprise agreements covering small workforces, while the High Court has refused to rule on a labour hire indemnity dispute. In other news, NAB has extended its DV policies; developing mindfulness is crucial to inclusive leadership; and more. » more »



The solution to a broken IR system; L&D tech budgets in stasis; and more

A respected workplace relations academic says a collective bargaining overhaul is needed to revive Australia's IR system and wages growth. Meanwhile research benchmarks Australian L&D spending; HR professionals are optimistic about the impact of technology on their jobs; and a new index rates the health of executives by industry. » more »



HR demand reaches record high; Parental leave adverse action compensation; and more

Demand for HR professionals reached a high in the past quarter as new financial budgets kicked in, research shows. Meanwhile, $57k compensation awarded for parental leave adverse action; new mental health resources; Woolworths signs a supply chain compliance deed; and more. » more »