Employment Law

Family and Domestic Violence is a community issue that is rightly having ripple effects through all parts of Australian society. The workplace is no exception. Back in 2007, most employees thought their organisation should be doing something about the issue, whereas most employers thought they...

By Frédéric Parisien - employmentlawtoday.com Quebec workers' compensation board finds employee Facebook postings can be used by employers as evidence if the information is obtained honestly and fairly. Can employers use information from their employees’ Facebook pages in managing the employment relationship? Not an age-old question, but...

By Jeff Russell - GeniusHR The rise of freelance, independent workers and contractors will require businesses to think more broadly about the application and enforcement of workplace policies, regardless of their workers’ actual employment status. A recent study conducted by Intuit (makers of Quicken and Quickbooks) predicted...

By Carlyn Kolker - hrreporter.com A wave of new legislation limits employers fromasking employees and job applicants for their Facebook and other social mediapasswords. But lawyers caution that the laws, which vary by state, may havepitfalls and unintended consequences. Seven states — Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon,...

By Tom Newcombe - hrmagazine.co.uk The first major survey of British business following prime minister David Cameron's policy speech on Europe in January 2013 has revealed broad support for the re-negotiation of Britain’s relationship with the European Union. The British Chambers of Commerce's (BCC) EU Business Barometer,...