Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - February, 2018
The ACCC says bigger fines for big business could help change corporate culture.
Early returns urged
Research suggests that the sooner an injured worker can safely return to work, the better.
Gap in Oaky protest
Oaky North miners will soon return to work after spending 230 days on the picket.
Push to ditch pesticide plan
A Canberra MP wants new Nationals leader and Deputy Prime Minister to scrap the APVMA move to Armidale.
Union slams desk decision
ATO staff look like they will be made to share desks, after their union lost an FWC appeal.
'Retard' targeted in online push
Disability advocates have launched a campaign to get people to stop using the word “retard”.
Bank staff rolled in tech wave
Thousands of NAB staff will begin being replaced by technology this week.
Watchdog bosses build bank
ABCC leaders received 14 per cent pay rises last year, while agency staff recevied just 1 per cent on average.
Australia slips on corruption tally
Australia has been ranked 13th least corrupt in the new global corruption index.
ATO launches lunch crackdown
The Australian Tax Office (ATO) wants staff to report colleagues who are taking long lunches or wasting time.
Court rules on union fine funding
The High Court of Australia says CFMEU officials can be ordered to pay penalties out of their own pocket.
Experts urge kids' career talks
A Victorian parliamentary inquiry has heard children as young as eight could start receiving career advice.
MPs rules tightened
The Prime Minister has changed the code of ministerial standards to ban sexual relations between ministers and staff.
Major firms skirt corporate duty
New analysis has exposed the tax-dodging behaviours of Australia’s biggest companies.
Part-time shift continues
Positive employment conditions have seen 16,000 new jobs created in January.
ABF head's probe continues
ABF Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg is believed to have accrued $400,000 amid an investigation into his personal conduct.
FWC slammed in WA coal deal
WA’s longest-running coal industry pay dispute looks set to end this week.
Gov sites caught in cryptojack
Australian government websites have been covertly used to mine for cryptocurrencies.
Report plots ungodly fortune
The Catholic Church's national wealth has been estimated at $30 billion.
DHS data match makes savings
Despite criticism and scandals, the Federal Government is celebrating the money it has saved with its welfare crackdown.