Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - October, 2018
Airservices Australia staff will strike next Tuesday after pay negotiations broke down.
Victoria joins big China deal
Victoria says it will sign up to China's controversial One Belt, One Road initiative.
Birmingham knock-backs decried
Universities have expressed dismay at “political interference” in the blocking of $4 million in grants.
MDBA slammed in new review
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has been accused of maladministration.
Takata insiders recall warnings
Whistleblowers say they were silenced when they tried to speak out about defective Takata airbags ...
WA fined over prisoner death
A WA Government agency has been fined $100,000 over the death of a prisoner.
Companies see change coming
Australian company directors have nominated climate change as a number one issue for the Federal Government.
Google reveals string of sackings
Google has fired 48 employees for sexual harassment over the past two years.
IPA attacks LNP power plays
The IPA has accused the Morrison Government of breaching Liberal values by threatening energy companies.
Leaders call to end coal
Twenty-two eminent Australian scholars and health experts have signed a letter demanding the Federal Government phase out coal.
Big bill for bank behaviour
Analysts say the cost of the banks’ bad behaviour is on track to pass $7 billion.
Probe launched on company collapse
Queensland will hold public examinations into the collapse of two major Queensland construction companies, which allegedly left hundreds of small businesses, subcontractors and suppliers unpaid.
Report card shows regional issue
New analysis suggests the location of a school is more important than whether it is public or private.
Royal reforms may not stick
Former ACCC chair Graeme Samuel has warned lessons learned at the banking royal commission could be short-lived.
Data open to 'authority creep'
Critics say “authority creep” is allowing increasing numbers of government agencies to access people’s data.
Warning over myGov tracking
People fleeing domestic violence have been warned that former partners could trace them via their children's myGov accounts.
Barrister bullying surveyed
Almost two thirds of Victorian barristers report experiencing judicial bullying in the courtroom.
Big pay bad for business
Research suggests bosses with exorbitant pay packets are seen as less effective and influential leaders.
PM issues abuse apology
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has delivered a formal apology on behalf of the nation for failing survivors of institutional child sex abuse.
Telstra admits 000 failing
Telstra has taken responsibility for an outage that saw over 1,400 calls to triple-zero going unanswered earlier this year.
Feds want to filter searches
The Federal Government wants to be able to instruct Google to demote search results for pirate sites.