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Woolworths’ ballooning underpayments muddy a strong half

The supermarket giant revealed a relatively strong half yesterday, but an ever-worsening underpayments scandal has left...

Fenn Foods taps high-profile FMCG exec as new CEO

Rowlinson is a consumer goods specialist and entrepreneur with an extensive background in FMCG and marketing communicati...

Lark CEO quits after ‘extortion’ video shows him smoking meth

Bainbridge confirmed it was him in the video and said it was taken overseas before he started at Lark.

The Iconic COO to take helm of Flybuys

Lee will succeed current CEO, John Merakovsky, who will depart in April.

McDonald’s faces massive court claim over ‘shameful’ worker treatment

Case described as the biggest of its kind in Australian history, and “a groundbreaking moment for some of the most vulne...

Optimising the critical link in the chain

The global pandemic has taken its toll on everyone – but frontline workers have been impacted most severely.

Isolation rules lifted for critical industries

Critical industries like transport and logistics, food supply and distribution networks, healthcare, emergency services,...

Pharmacists on the frontline: How the RAT crisis is putting staff at risk

While the US, Europe and parts of Asia have had access to RAT for the most part of 2021, the tests only came into circul...

76 per cent of retailers impacted by worker isolation: ARA

"We've entered an unprecedented staffing challenge as more people are infected with Covid than at any stage before in th...

Walmart to hire over 3000 US drivers as it expands home delivery

The driver uses a one-time access code to unlock the customers' doors or garages through an app that pairs with a "smart...

Ikea supports people and planet with latest social partnerships

Furniture giant Ikea has partnered with social businesses in Southeast Asia to provide jobs for minority groups and brin...

McDonald’s class action claims systemic failure to provide rest breaks

It also found the franchisee misrepresented the nature of the breaks Staines was entitled to.

New report details the pandemic pressures on retail’s workforce

More than half of retail and fast-food workers have seen job security and hours decrease throughout the pandemic, while ...

FWO takes Coles to court over alleged $115m in underpayments

Last year Coles said it had underpaid workers by around $20 million – the FWO thinks otherwise.

PepsiCo names new CEO for Australia/New Zealand

PepsiCo has appointed Kyle Faulconer as its new CEO for Australia and New Zealand, effective January.

How customer hostility is impacting grocery workers’ mental health

Our research shows that rates of mental health distress among grocery workers are very high.

Treasury unveils support plan for staff impacted by domestic violence

Treasury Wine Estate has pledged to help prevent and respond to domestic and family violence impacting its team members.

Victorian retail saw a spike in customer abuse last week: ARA

ARA boss Paul Zahra said customer abuse hit new peak levels after the introduction of vaccination checks at retail store...

Romeos settles class actions accusing it of underpaying workers

The class actions represent approximately 700 Romeos staff across New South Wales and South Australia.

How to fix a poor hiring decision

If a new employee isn’t working out, there are steps you can and should take to make things right for everyone concerned...