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Employment

HR Highlight: New Wage Rates effective from July 1, 2018
7 months ago

HR Highlight: New Wage Rates effective from July 1, 2018

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The new wage rates finalised by the Fair Work Commission recently come into effect on the first full pay period after July 1, 2018.  ACAPMA has distributed the ACAPMA Employment Quick Reference …
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Caltex franchisee fined nearly $100,000 over false pay records
7 months ago

Caltex franchisee fined nearly $100,000 over false pay records

The Fair Work Ombudsman has won its first prosecution against a former Caltex franchisee who has been ordered to pay close to $100,000 in penalties for falsifying the pay records of …
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HR Highlight:  ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released
7 months ago

HR Highlight: ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released

By  •  HR Highlight

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently handed down a 3.5% increase in the minimum wage as part of the National Wage Case.  This morning the FWC …
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Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania
7 months ago

Compliance to New Petrol Price Board laws in Tasmania

The Hodgman Liberal Government is working hard to address cost of living concerns in Tasmania.

Petrol is a major household cost and our Code of Practice for Fuel Price Boards …
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HR Highlight:  Getting compliance right from day one – engagement documents review
7 months ago

HR Highlight: Getting compliance right from day one – engagement documents review

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Ensuring that the conditions of employment and the expectations of the business are clearly and appropriately expressed is an important area of employment compliance, yet it is an area that …
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HR Highlight:  Unpaid work experience, work trials and mentorship arrangements
7 months ago

HR Highlight: Unpaid work experience, work trials and mentorship arrangements

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Providing young and inexperienced people with the opportunity to learn new skills and see if a particular work environment is suited to them is a tradition within the Australian workplace …
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7-Eleven store fined nearly $200,000 for underpaying workers
8 months ago

7-Eleven store fined nearly $200,000 for underpaying workers

A 7-Eleven outlet in Brisbane has been penalised $192,780 for short-changing overseas workers and creating false records to cover it up.

Inspectors found that the employees – both students from India aged …
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HR Highlight:  National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%
8 months ago

HR Highlight: National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) undertakes the National Wage Case each year to determine if, and to what level the minimum wage should be increased.  Today the FWC handed down …
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Business can only blame itself for Andrews’ looming wage theft laws
8 months ago

Business can only blame itself for Andrews’ looming wage theft laws

It was unthinkable, even just a few years ago, that a government in Australia would introduce laws to make the deliberate underpayment of wages a crime.

Now recalcitrant …
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HR Highlight:  Inspectors and Regulators, tips and traps
8 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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