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Human Resources

HR Highlight:  Inspectors and Regulators, tips and traps
6 months ago

HR Highlight: Inspectors and Regulators, tips and traps

By  •  Human Resources

It is a reality of business that actions, records and activity is monitored and regulated by federal, State and local governments and regulatory authorities. This monitoring role means that sooner …
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Boss pocketed migrant employee’s $12k parental leave pay
6 months ago

Boss pocketed migrant employee’s $12k parental leave pay

A NSW man who attempted to pocket his employee’s government-funded parental leave pay has been ordered to pay $118,440 following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).

Kulpreet Singh was the …
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HR Highlight Case Review:  When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal
6 months ago

HR Highlight Case Review: When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal

In a recent case the Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of an employee for using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle once, despite a 27 year …
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Caltex franchise model ‘non-compliant and unsustainable’: Fair Work Ombudsman
9 months ago

Caltex franchise model ‘non-compliant and unsustainable’: Fair Work Ombudsman

Petrol giant Caltex Australia has been blasted by the Fair Work Ombudsman for widespread and systemic underpayment of wages and an unsustainable operating model across its franchise network.

The report, the culmination …
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7-Eleven’s transformation bolstered with appointment of new non-executive director
9 months ago

7-Eleven’s transformation bolstered with appointment of new non-executive director

7-Eleven is delighted to announce the appointment of Marina Go to the 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd Board.

“Ms Go’s extensive experience across digital and traditional media, retail and franchising, compliance and …
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New Fair Work laws commence today
1 year ago

New Fair Work laws commence today

Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James has welcomed new laws protecting vulnerable workers coming into effect today.

After gaining royal assent yesterday, the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 …
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Viva Energy becomes first Australian company to pay full super benefit to part-time working parents
1 year ago

Viva Energy becomes first Australian company to pay full super benefit to part-time working parents

Viva Energy Australia (“Viva Energy”) – the exclusive licensee to the Shell brand in Australia – has become the irst company in Australia to offer employees a full-time superannuation payment …
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Employment: Compliance or Controversy?
2 years ago

Employment: Compliance or Controversy?

By  •  Human Resources

Ensuring that you are getting employment right in your business has never been more important.  From restaurants to shopping cart collectors and ever industry  in between, non compliant operators are …
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Peregrine honoured for multiculturalism
2 years ago

Peregrine honoured for multiculturalism

Peregrine Corporation, owner of OTR convenience stores, has won South Australia’s 2016 Governor’s Multicultural Award for a private-sector company. 

The SA family company formed in 1984 when the late Fathi …
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HR Highlight: Deck the Halls

By Elisha Radwanowski, B Com (HRM & IR)

Christmas is ‘around the corner’ and now is the time for businesses to begin planning for the Christmas …
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