Labour market (241 items)

Will JobMaker actually make jobs?

The Federal Government's new hiring incentives could potentially skew recruitment decisions against older workers, according to a workplace lawyer. Meanwhile others are sceptical that the big-spending Budget will effectively stimulate jobs growth. » more »

Key HR considerations prior to returning to workplaces


With the Federal Government urging a return to business as usual by July, employers have to consider some important questions about how they'll approach the transition, a workplace lawyer says. » more »

Employer's 'admin action' defence rejected; Cases wrap; HR salaries; more

An employer has failed to prove its overtime changes, which caused a worker's psychological injury, were an 'administrative action' that should preclude it from compensating her. Also in this article, new cases on bullying, employee deception, redundancy and more; pay growth predictions for 2020... » more »