HR research, reports & books (827 items)

"Cool as hell" Facebook photo warranted dismissal; Women progressing faster than men; and more

An employee who posed for a photo while skylarking at work and then posted it on Facebook has failed to convince the Fair Work Commission he was unfairly dismissed. Also in this article, flexible work and misconduct rulings; women are progressing into full-time management roles faster than men, but are still worse off financially; and more. » more »






Unfair dismissal costs employer $70k; Workplace gender equality leaders; and more

The Fair Work Commission has awarded an employee nearly $70k in compensation after he was unfairly dismissed for calling a co-worker a "f-cking scab". Also in this article, a record number of organisations have been recognised for gender equality efforts; HR professional salaries have grown four per cent; and more. » more »




Procedural deficiency didn't undermine misconduct dismissal; Conversion rights extended; and more

An employee's dismissal for misleading clients was fair despite his employer's lack of prior warnings, the Fair Work Commission has found. Also in this article: rulings on complaints management and s-xual harassment; casual conversion rights extended; the most important skill for the future of work; and more. » more »