Monday, 29 September 2014
News - Canberra Times
Can your work force you to lose weight or get fitter? Increasingly employees are finding that expectations relating to work also now traverse their private lives, not just through the increase in mediums such as social media, but also through employees being directed by their work to get healthy.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
News - Smart Company
Banker files $4.5 million sexual harassment claim against JBWere after being told a woman’s IQ “halves when she falls pregnant” A former executive of JBWere has filed a $4.5 million sexual harassment case against the NAB-owned stockbroking firm, claiming she was the victim of a “culture of harassment” after taking maternity leave.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
News - Brisbane Times
'Breast cancer gene' lawyers launch appeal to High court Cancer advocates will appeal to the High Court to overturn a controversial decision that human genes can be controlled by private companies.
Thursday, 18 September 2014
News - The Age
NSW parliament to investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes The NSW parliament will investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes, a move that boosts the likelihood of a state-wide hunt for the deadly loose-fill insulation.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
News - The Age
Injured Metro train drivers 'being intimidated' Metro is forcing train drivers to attend company-endorsed medical clinics for work-related injuries, leading to claims staff are being intimidated and threatened with disciplinary action if they choose their own doctors instead.
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
News - Diamond Valley Leader
Greensborough widow Carmela Di Natale can’t sue over husband taxi accident VICTORIAN legislation has left Greensborough widow Carmela Di Natale unable to sue after her husband died in tragic circumstances.
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
News - Australian Financial Review
Why senior execs should take a closer look at their contracts The Western Australian Supreme Court last week ordered the ASX listed Central Petroleum Ltd to pay its former chief executive nearly $1.6 million in damages and interest for breach of an employment contract.
Monday, 15 September 2014
News - 612 ABC Brisbane
Asbestos Injuries Compensation Fund to run out by 2017 Asbestos. This common building material has been the cause of a lot of heartbreak for people who've worked in the asbestos production industry and with the product.
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
News - Daily Life
Should you ever sue your boss? When it comes to suing your employer for discrimination or harassment the law is on your side. Or is it?
Saturday, 6 September 2014
News - Sydney Morning Herald
GG's vice-regal homes plagued by ravages of time They are two of the most prestigious and important public properties in the country – and they're falling to pieces. More than $12 million of work at Governor-General Peter Cosgrove's residences has been cancelled or delayed because of financial austerity and emergency upgrades during a decade-long maintenance plan about to end.