Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2017
The Immigration Department has been criticised for a $255 million plan to move public servants ten minutes away.
Unions to restore WorkChoices war
Unions and business leaders have responded to last week’s penalty rate cuts.
Bush phones at risk in USO review
There is concern this week about multi-billion-dollar payments for Telstra to provide phone services to the bush.
Calls to stage Hazelwood closure
There are calls this week for a staged closure of the Hazelwood power station to avoid damaging rural economies.
Taxi fight sees traffic drag
Taxi drivers are slowing traffic across Melbourne to protest industry reforms.
Aboriginal corp enters administration
One of Australia's largest Indigenous corporations is under special administration after a string of alleged failures.
Empowerment hung on recognition
Traditional owners across the Top End say they feel “invisible” without constitutional recognition.
Fahour furore has one day left
The resignation of maligned Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour yesterday is not the end of the story.
Health to excise 250 staff
The federal Health Department is seeking up to 250 voluntary redundancies.
Poor punished by penalty change
The Fair Work Commission has cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast food workers.
CBA super grift slammed
The Commonwealth Bank has been accused of ripping off over 7,000 part-time workers.
HSC switching to formal physics
The New South Wales Higher School Certificate syllabus has had its biggest overhaul in 16 years.
Key pay-out case playing out
State governments have their eyes on a potentially landmark native title case in the Northern Territory.
Drink tax push continues
Obesity experts say that if we have controls on alcohol and tobacco, we should have them on sugary drinks too.