Monday, October 31, 2011

Australia - Qantas Dispute Suspended

A tribunal of judges appointed by Fair Work Australia has determined that the industrial dispute called by three unions that triggered the airline's lockout must end.

Qantas Dispute Suspended

Friday, October 21, 2011

Wasting Talent Reduces Profit

When organizations actively want to participate in the changing environment a question arises: why is available talent not being fully utilized? Of course employees who are classified as a "young and high potential" are important to these organizations but beyond these individuals a complete scenario is obscured: the individual talents of every single employee.

Wasting Talent Reduces Profit

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Canada (Alberta) - Healthy Workplaces

The Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces is open to all employers in Alberta and recognizes Alberta employers with healthy workplace programs.

Alberta - Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces

Friday, October 07, 2011

Australia - World Day for Decent Work

World Day for Decent Work is a poignant reminder of the number of workers who do not have secure employment across the globe and in Australia’s own backyard. (News Release)

World Day for Decent Work highlights plight of insecure workers

HR Glossary

The HR Glossary on HRM Guide UK is complete (220 pages) giving short definitions of human resource terms.

Based on the glossary section of Human Resource Management, 4th edition.

HR Glossary A
HR Glossary B
HR Glossary C
HR Glossary D
HR Glossary E
HR Glossary F
HR Glossary G
HR Glossary H
HR Glossary I
HR Glossary J
HR Glossary K-L
HR Glossary M-N
HR Glossary O
HR Glossary P
HR Glossary R
HR Glossary S
HR Glossary T
HR Glossary U-W

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

UK - Stress is number one cause of long-term absences

Stress has been identified as the most significant cause of long-term absence according to this year's CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey.

Stress is number one cause of long-term absences

UK - Changes to Unfair Dismissal Rules

The announcement by Business Secretary Vince Cable and Chancellor George Osborne that the qualification period for the right to claim unfair dismissal will be extended from one year to two years has attracted mixed responses.

Changes to Unfair Dismissal Rules