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JB Hi-Fi staff talk of gender discrimination and harassment
A predominantly male management team allegedly dismiss harassment claims.

JB Hi-Fi staff talk of gender discrimination and harassment

JB Hi-Fi has been hit with allegations of gender discrimination, and of failing to do enough to support female staff that experience inappropriate behavior. A report in The Age calls the business a “boys cl...
Aldi under pressure as Coles bumps pay
Amazon launches Flex in Brisbane, hiring freelance delivery staff
Australia Post’s bonus U-turn fails to deliver positive sentiment
Permanent support for JobSeeker needed for sustainable recovery, says ARA

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Aldi under pressure as Coles bumps pay

Coles joins Woolies in raising its minimum wage, as Aldi workers are advised to vote 'no' on latest pay agreement.

JB Hi-Fi staff talk of gender discrimination and harassment

Staff allegedly feel afraid to speak out after seeing past harassment claims dismissed.
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Australia Post’s bonus U-turn fails to deliver positive sentiment

Australia Post may be within its rights to ask staff to pitch in for no pay, but the request may have harmed its reputat...
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Amazon launches Flex in Brisbane, hiring freelance delivery staff

Delivery platform should speed up delivery times in Brisbane, Amazon says.

QLD wage theft bill passed despite industry concerns

Employers who intentionally siphon money from staff could face ten years prison.

JobSeeker cuts to cost 145,000 jobs: Report

Cuts to JobSeeker and related payments will see the economy lose $31.3 billion, a report has found.

Permanent support for JobSeeker needed for sustainable recovery, says ARA

Support for JobSeeker or similar scheme is needed for Australia to have sustainable recovery, says head of ARA.

Bosses must take lead in upskilling staff

PWC says upskilling needs to happen in the workplace or via short courses.

Woolies appoints medical officer for virus

Woolworths created a chief medical officer position within the company to shape the retailer's response to coronavirus.
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This week in retail appointments

Guy Russo joins Scentre Group board; Jurlique welcomes new leaders; Metcash chooses new CFO.
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Wesfarmers, Ikea offer support payments to displaced Victorian staff

Retailers pledge to continue paying staff that are unable to work due to Covid-19 restrictions on trade.
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Amazon thanking staff with US$500 million in bonuses

Amazon Australia employees will be receiving up to $2000 as a thank you.
HR

How businesses can help close the Indigenous employment gap

Employment diversity is a hot topic in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. Here's how businesses can make real ...
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HR

How to build the retail workforce of the future

As the world of retail changes, a new and improved skillset is required for all players to survive and thrive.
Customer Making Contactless Payment For Shopping At Checkout Of Grocery Store Using Mobile Phone

Paid pandemic leave and reformed rights: How Covid-19 impacts workers

Government, unions and industry groups take aim at employees.

Government launches JobTrainer program to reskill unemployed

$1bn training program comes as industry groups call for relief measures to be extended.
HR

Wage increase frustrates industry bodies

Retailers will be required to pay their staff a higher minimum wage from February next year - and no one is happy with t...
HR

What will happen when government wage support ends?

With the end of JobKeeper in sight, business leaders say the government's wage support should be extended.
HR

New Lush campaign shines a light on staff

The vegan and cruelty-free brand showcases those working behind-the-scenes in its latest campaign.
HR

Retailers rethink the future of the workplace

Businesses based in Victoria are anticipating a rise in remote working even after they're allowed back in the office.