An ex-employee's complaint alleging private information access on a work laptop was dismissed in Australia for not violating privacy laws.
As the number of employees working remotely rises, so do expenses incurred that have to be covered by the employee instead of the employer, research says.
The median salaries earned between genders who are postgraduate degree holders are experiencing a narrowing gap throughout the years.
Unpaid overtime is becoming more prevalent in workplaces in Australia, particularly for employees between 18 and 29.
The Career Pathways Pilot challenges misconceptions, emphasising the untapped potential of individuals with disabilities.
Self-regulation in Australia’s gig economy could create collaborative workplaces and innovative relationships beyond the government’s proposals.
Wages in Australia achieved a 1.3% surge in Q3’2023, the largest in 26 years, but analysts warn against lasting impact.
A re-evaluation of protections is proposed to address the effects of menstruation and menopause on women’s work rights.
Employees are seeking enhanced health and wellbeing support, leading organisations to integrate these concerns into job designs.
Virtual teams thrive when they have equal access to resources and engage in close-knit collaboration to achieve shared objectives.
A study by Monash University has found that shift work and long hours are increasing preterm birth risks for female employees.
A working plan aims to reduce barriers for women in the workplace by providing opportunities to assume leadership positions and improve earning power.
The large amount of money recovered is testament to efforts to create a culture of accountability and compliance, says the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Dubbed “The Gift”, this initiative aims to revolutionise work practices, boost productivity, and prioritise employee wellbeing.
A new initiative looks to help employers better support employees who also have caregiving responsibilities alongside their paid jobs.
Start-up founders with distinct personalities are more likely to succeed, and diverse founding teams further increase the odds.
With effect from January 2024, the National Skills Agreement will channel A$12.6 billion to expand access to quality training.
Toxic workplace relationships are pervasive in Australia, with more employees reporting experiencing bullying, harassment, or discrimination.
While top organisations have been successful in reducing pay gaps, disparities remain in the mining, retail, and professional sectors.
One of the key objectives of the new initiative is to promote lifelong learning amongst employees in Australia amongst a skill shortage.
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) aims to attract and retain the best talent by improving its employee benefits programme.
Organisations who may be or considering monitoring remote employees are inciting debate about the ethics and legality of doing so.
The CEO of Gurner Group made controversial claims that for productivity to increase in Australia, half the working population should be made redundant.
Legislation to criminalise “wage theft” while promoting labour rights in Australia has not been met by universal approval.
The country’s gig economy faces a seismic shift as new legislation could reshape conditions and rights for “employee-like workers”.
The Australian government is looking to protect employees from the effects of AI, including requiring employers to retrain and upskill them.
In contrast to older generations of employees, Gen Z is leading in demand for regular workplace feedback in Australia.
Her unfair dismissal application was rejected by Australia’s workplace tribunal, which supported a misconduct charge by her employer.
Small organisations’ employees now have the access to the same rights as employees working for large or medium organisations.
Younger employees in particular in Australia are more eager to travel the world while still working for their current employers.