Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - March, 2018
A large-scale study has found fake news online spreads far faster than the truth.
ASIC lodges dodgy texts
ASIC has revealed some crude and poorly-spelled exchanges between the people manipulating Australia’s money markets.
Online switch buries branches
Two of Australia's biggest banks are closing branches in regional New South Wales.
Tudge plugs English increase
The Federal Government has renewed its push to increase language requirements for new migrants.
Advocates slam Doyle stories
ALGWA has made formal complaints about a series of articles on Robert Doyle’s sexual harassment case.
Negative gearing study outlines changes
Cutting negative gearing deductions for the highest-earners could save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year, research shows.
Top cop bails after hateful revelation
Victoria Police's head of Professional Standards Command has resigned over racist and obscene online comments.
Caltex accused of huge non-compliance
A new report slams Caltex for widespread breaches of workplace laws.
Confidence not key for working women
Research suggests confidence helps men get ahead but makes little difference for women.
Hackathon helps mine giant
A high-tech equipment inspection system has taken top prize at Komatsu’s three-day mining ‘hackathon’.
Report predicts rapid automation
With continued workforce automation on the way, experts say HR needs to get ready.
Report shows hack response lag
A new report has revealed it took one NSW government department 49 days to shut down an email hack.
Rio faces court on coal claims
ASIC is taking legal action against Rio Tinto and two former executives over an African coal investment.
Cormann explains charity change
The Finance Minister has responded to the charity sector’s concerns about its inclusion in a new foreign donations ban.
WGEA study shows closing
New research shows Australian employers that measure their gender pay gaps are making positive progress in closing them.