Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - December, 2012
Preliminary findings of two research reports show that fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are increasingly dissatisfied with their employers; with the majority feeling their employers don’t care about their wellbeing.
Temps form part of HR tapestry
Temporary workers are increasingly becoming a crucial part of long-term staffing solutions for Australia’s employers, according to a survey conducted by recruiting specialists Hays.
Tasmania announces job package
The Tasmanian Government has outlined its $24.5 million Tasmanian Jobs Package, which it says will support the creation of over 3300 jobs and leverage around $375 million in private investment.
GP mums $10,000 worse off finds report
The annual take home pay of female GPs with children is $10,000 less than their male counterparts with children, according to new research conducted by the University of Melbourne.
Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point to 5.2 per cent in November, as announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Report details Fair Work Impact
The number of Australian workers covered by enterprise agreements in the Federal workplace relations system has reached over 2.9 million, according to the latest Trends in Enterprise Bargaining Report for the September quarter.
Cameron Dick named new SRCC Chair
The Federal Government has welcomed the appointment of Cameron Dick to the Chair of Australia's worker's compensation and occupational health and safety regulator.
Government launches bid to improve disability employment participation
The Federal Government has launched a public consultation covering a range of proposals aimed at improving the rates of workplace participation of people with a disability.
Government launches Kickstart initiative
The Federal Government has officially launched its $57.5 Kickstart initiative aimed at encouraging Western Australian employers to take on new apprentices to help address the State's growing trade skill shortage.
Nip dissatisfaction in the bud finds Monash
Managers need to be proactive in dealing with digital unrest as well as the regular disgruntled customer, as social media increasingly impacts on a brand's reputation according to recent findings published by Monash University.
Workplace Leadership group convenes
Federal Minister for Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten, has convened the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Group for the Centre for Workplace Leadership in Melbourne earlier this week.