Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2014
More than a thousand workers have been sacked after the collapse of engineering company Forge Group, some small towns are worried for their workforce, but reports say the company has been spending-up on executive perks.
The latest edition of the journal Current Psychiatry has detailed a range of new emerging treatments for depression, moving care beyond common antidepressants such as Prozac and Zoloft.
The latest unemployment stats have already been used as evidence for a number of political stands, including calls for new budgetary considerations and industrial relations reform.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has let a Wall Street Journal reporter in on the scale of cuts, sales and savings the Government intends to make, which may soon see the nation's power poles in foreign hands.
The Australian Information Commission has changed the rules over disclosure of personal information for a successful applicant in Australian Public Service (APS) recruitment.
The Prime Minister has pledged to do better, and Indigenous ministers are crying out for more, with the release of this year's Closing the Gap report.
Staff members in sections of federal departments have been offered voluntary redundancies, which some say shows the ineffectiveness of ‘natural attrition’.
The Prime Minister has launched a Royal Commission into union governance and corruption across a range of industries, with terms of reference set to string up dodgy workplace practice nationwide.
Some young graduates with eyes on career in spying or policing will be looking for a new life’s ambition, after budget cuts meant their cadetships were cut short.
The federal government is considering removing the requirement for larger companies to lodge an annual report with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Just over half a million dollars will go out to local councils and multicultural groups in Queensland, to promote opportunities across cultures, focussing on newly-arrived immigrants and humanitarian entrants.