Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - September, 2021
The European Union has postponed negotiations for a free trade agreement with Australia.
NTEU backs vaccines
The National Tertiary Education Union has backed compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for university staff and students.
Regulators want green rules
Financial regulators have again warned that Australia risks losing out by not adopting new climate change rules.
Trust drives lockdown buy-in
A new study suggests trust in scientists drives public adherence to pandemic restrictions.
ALGA issues Gap plan
ALGA has released a new resource to help close the gap for Indigenous Australians.
Call to split cyber bill
Emergency laws could be rushed through to help businesses fend off major cyber attacks.
Central Coast probe stutters
A public inquiry has begun to probe the New South Wales Central Coast Council and its more than half a billion dollars worth of debt.
Police take legal action on jabs
A lawyer for a group of Queensland Police Service (QPS) employees has described a vaccine mandate as “discriminatory”.
Staff rocked by sub switch
Defence staff have been offered counselling for 'stress and uncertainty' after a big sub deal was scrapped.
Crows cleared in camp probe
Safework SA has cleared a football team of workplace safety breaches from 2018.
Deep heat planning needed
The warming planet requires urgent planning for heat and human health, experts say.
FWC rules on work jabs
A dissenting member of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has labelled mandatory vaccines for workers “medical apartheid”.
SA ICAC stripped of purpose
The SA Parliament has rushed through changes that limit the power of its corruption commission.
Battery sued over coal fail
South Australia's big Tesla battery is being sued for not helping during the failure of a Queensland coal power station.
China bans crypto trades
China has announced that transactions of crypto-currencies are now illegal...
Colleges back vax mandate
A majority of independent tertiary education colleges support compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations ...
Monash admits underpayment
Monash University has systematically underpaid many of its casual academics.