Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - May, 2014
Very few people would consider their office a bastion of good mental health, nor would they say it is the best place to learn how to calm issues of the distressed mind, but a recent study suggests this may in fact be the case.
Comcare, the workers’ compensation insurance body, has put out a handy tool to help reduce the psychological damage of rapidly changing workplaces.
When big companies fail, it is often subcontractors such as logistics operators that feel the pain, but their plight has now been brought to the attention of the Federal Parliament.
Australian treasury cost-cutters appear to have scoured legislation for any mention of “clean”, “green” or “renewable” spending, and promptly hacked it down.
A key driver of the national economy could be brought to a halt, as West Australian tugboat workers consider damming iron ore exports with possible strike action.
The Federal Government has signalled its intention to shut several onshore asylum seeker centres, a week after the Commission of Audit labelled offshore processing a waste of money.
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in New South Wales will take a break to consider new evidence of “serious electoral funding irregularities”.