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7-Eleven supports Fair Work Ombudsman’s investigation into Brisbane franchisee, reiterating need for code reform
21 hours ago

7-Eleven supports Fair Work Ombudsman’s investigation into Brisbane franchisee, reiterating need for code reform

7-Eleven supports the Fair Work Ombudsman’s (FWO) investigation into a Brisbane Franchisee announced today.

The Franchisee allegedly sought repayment of accrued annual leave that had been paid to the employee, …
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How to survive a fire at your premises
2 days ago

How to survive a fire at your premises

September’s terrifying Drysdale service station fire was a bleak reminder to all businesses in the fuel retail sector of just how swiftly disaster can strike.

Eight trucks, including six fuel …
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Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations
7 days ago

Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations

By  •  Employment

The retail world is abuzz with the talk of reductions in penalty rates, following on from the ruling at the High Court, that the Fair Work Commission’s landmark decision on …
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Driver narrowly escapes fireball after reversing into petrol bowser
1 week ago

Driver narrowly escapes fireball after reversing into petrol bowser

A quick-thinking petrol station attendant has helped save a young man from a massive fireball, after he reversed his car into a Glen Waverly petrol bowser.

Narendren Ramakrishnan told police …
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Stolen car used in attempted ram raid at Youngtown
1 week ago

Stolen car used in attempted ram raid at Youngtown

Two burglars are on the run after attempting to ram raid the BP at Youngtown in the early hours of Sunday.

Using a stolen car to smash into the front of the service station …
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Fair Work Ombudsman discusses new laws with franchising sector
1 week ago

Fair Work Ombudsman discusses new laws with franchising sector

With less than three weeks until new laws making some franchises and holding companies liable for underpayment of workers take effect, the Fair Work Ombudsman has cautioned the industry against …
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Armed thief on the run in Grafton
2 weeks ago

Armed thief on the run in Grafton

POLICE are continuing the hunt for a man, believed to be in his 20s, who threatened a service station attendant with a hammer and made off with cash from the …
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HR Highlight: Changes at Work
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Changes at Work

By  •  HR Highlight

Change is a natural part of life and imperative in business. To be successful businesses need to be able to adapt to changing markets and customer requirements. The flexibility required …
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Emergency Plan:  New emergency response requirements for fuel wholesale and retail businesses
3 weeks ago

Emergency Plan: New emergency response requirements for fuel wholesale and retail businesses

By  •  Safety

Recent changes to the Emergency Plan requirements in NSW are in effect now and are likely to soon be mirrored in all jurisdictions so now is the time for all …
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New Fair Work laws commence today
4 weeks 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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