At its national conference, Labor commits to replacing the Abbott government's controversial Community Development Programme, while Bill Shorten pledges to stare down a push to end offshore processing of refugees.
A well-written, well-timed corporate survey can provide insights into workplace issues and employee satisfaction. But employers be warned, staff and customers soon see through a survey that smacks of a PR stunt, write Peter Holland and Tse Leng Tham.
An international tax accounting company hopes to know by February if its legal challenge to the backpacker tax will see the controversial measure overturned.
Mike Eckstein had to abandon his "millennial dream" in Chicago's thriving tech scene to care for his sick Mum in Sydney. Then he found a job that'd let him work any time, anywhere in the world.
A New Zealand worker loses a racial discrimination case against an Adelaide bakery where she was nicknamed "Kiwi", because a judge said it was not an insult.
Our ageing population has given rise to an enormous market of consumer and employment opportunities that has been growing under the radar of most Australians.
When Gary Martin started writing about ageism in the workplace and sharing his articles on professional networking site LinkedIn, he was stunned by the response. It's an indication of just how pervasive age discrimination remains in the modern workplace.
A company that supplies technicians to Telstra, Foxtel and NBN co is accused of sending a misleading email to workers urging them to opt out of the claim.
Low wages growth is undermining financial stability, curtailing economic growth, driving people into dangerous indebtedness, deepening inequality and threatening social cohesion. That's the conclusion of a new book produced by some of Australia's leading scholars.
One of WA's biggest mining companies is at the forefront the conversation around LGBTI inclusion, admitting the sector is not the beacon of diversity it should be.