Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - June, 2018
The ACCC has levelled a $15 million fine on Air New Zealand as part of a long string of anti-cartel cases.
ASIC told to consider licence pull
A banking expert says ASIC should be willing to cancel the operating licences of big banks.
Child redress scheme starts
The national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is now open.
Committee critical of digital switch
A Senate committee has slammed government efforts at digital transformation.
Mayor stands by Mofo comments
Hobart’s Lord Mayor has been forced to defend his role after criticising a major money-maker for Tasmania.
CSIRO staff stay away from inquiry
Some CSIRO staff have decided not appear before South Australia's Royal Commission into the Murray-Darling Basin.
Promotion on same pay studied
A better job title does not always come with a bigger paycheque, according to new research.
Wellbeing tops big firms' concerns
Deloitte says the world’s top energy and resources companies rate wellbeing as the most important priority.
Health app accused of legal leak
Reports say HealthEngine - Australia’s largest online doctor booking service – has funnelled users' private medical information to law firms.
NBN looks at bush rates
NBN Co is looking at a new pricing regime that could see internet access in the bush attract higher charges.
Watchdog reports on Police internals
Victoria Police has been criticised over its handling of criminal allegations against officers.
Farmers marginalised by bank probe
Farmers are outraged that the banking royal commission has set aside juts a few days to deal with issues in agricultural finance.
ANAO wants big gift list
The audit office has called for a government-wide policy for gifts and benefits received by public servants.
NSW orders public crunch
The NSW Government has ordered its departments to find $1.6 billion in savings over the next four years.
Tax cuts backed by Senate
Personal income tax will be cut by $144 billion over the next seven years after the Senate approved the Government's progressive income tax cuts.
Apple fined over repair claim
Apple has been fined $9 million for making false or misleading representations about faulty iPhones and iPads.
Dreamworld hearings begin
The coronial inquiry into the deaths of four people at Dreamworld gets underway this week.
WorkCover issues attendance note
Safety authorities have warned bosses against attending their employees’ medical checks.
Charges over Chevron tirade
A CFMEU official has been fined more than $50,000 after swearing at workers.
Defence fights outsource issue
Defence is struggling to deal with its outsourced IT service providers making undocumented changes.