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Fair Work Compliance July 2022

Fair Work Compliance July 2022

“You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people” Will Rogers  And isn't that the truth!! Compliance with legislation is important. In fact it is a foundation stone to a sustainable, well-run business.  But when it comes to managing...

Minimum Wage Review Released – 15 June 2022

Minimum Wage Review Released – 15 June 2022

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced the 2022 minimum wage review outcome.   The key points are as follows: 5.2% increase to the national minimum wage National Minimum Wage will be $812.60 per week or $21.38 per hour This amounts to an...

Covid-19 Vaccination Policies

Covid-19 Vaccination Policies

The mandating or encouragement of vaccinations in the workplace is a hot topic at the moment with the regulations steadily increasing across various industries for workers and visitors alike to be vaccinated. The regulations so far include:...

Piece-rate Decision – Horticulture Award 2010

Piece-rate Decision – Horticulture Award 2010

In a finding handed down late Wednesday 03 November 2021, the Fair Work Commission has ruled that workers picking fruit on a piece-rate must be guaranteed a minimum wage under the Horticulture Award. This finding was based predominantly on the...

Stop Sexual Harassment Order Powers Given to Fair Work

Stop Sexual Harassment Order Powers Given to Fair Work

From 11 November 2021, a worker who has been sexually harassed at work will be able to apply to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop the sexual harassment. This brings the treatment of sexual harassment into line with the approach taken...

QLD Vaccination Restrictions for Unvaccinated People

QLD Vaccination Restrictions for Unvaccinated People

From 17 December when Queensland is forecast to reach the 80% double vaccinated milestone, hospitality and entertainment venues including festivals will only be permitted to allow entry to patrons and employees who are fully vaccinated. Read the...

Does your business need a boost?

Does your business need a boost?

Does your small business need to develop a solid foundation of HR systems? Are you looking to work on your business strategy, vision and values? Or do you want to develop the managers within your business to become more effective leaders? We are...

New Superannuation change. How will it affect me?

New Superannuation change. How will it affect me?

With the recent release of the 2020-21 Federal Budget and scheduled 0.5% superannuation increase to come into effect from the 1 July 2021, below is a snapshot of what you need to know. The scheduled increase to Super Guarantee (SG) contributions...

Minimum wage review released

Minimum wage review released

The Fair Work Commission announced the 2021 minimum wage review outcome at 3:30pm today, 16th June. The key points are as follows: 2.5% increase National Minimum Wage will be $772.60 per week or $20.33 per hour Amounts to an increase of $18.80 per...

Casual Employment Reform – Practical Tips for Employers

Casual Employment Reform – Practical Tips for Employers

The Fair Work Amendment Act 2021 brought in a bunch of changes in relation to the rights and obligations of casual employees. We’ve spent the last few weeks diving deeper into what this means and at a very practical level, what employers need to...

Large Business Casual Conversion Practical Tips

Large Business Casual Conversion Practical Tips

Following on from our summary of Casual Employment Reform – Practical Tips for Employers... As a large business, there are slightly ‘heavier’ obligations on you. Under the NES, you have an obligation to be proactive. Large employers must offer to...

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