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HR Highlight:  New Wage Rates not yet confirmed
1 week ago

HR Highlight: New Wage Rates not yet confirmed

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Following on from last weeks National Wage Case, ACAPMA is awaiting the release and finalisation of the Determinations that will give rise to changes to the wage rates in the …
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HR Highlight: Petroleum Retail and junior staff?
4 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Petroleum Retail and junior staff?

There are many benefits that flow to the business and to the community when a local service station engages with the local youth population, providing experience and income, as well …
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HR Highlight:  Staff engagement and the Toolbox Talk
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Staff engagement and the Toolbox Talk

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Safety, compliance, new products, business policies, customer service and the latest promotion.  There is an almost endless list of reasons that the business needs to talk to and engage with …
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HR Highlight: Easter Public Holidays
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Easter Public Holidays

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Easter is here again! Amidst the flurry of chocolate and show bags, ACAPMA members are reminded that now is the time payroll systems are ready to handle the holiday rush.  …
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HR Highlight: Paying Employees During Natural Disasters
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Paying Employees During Natural Disasters

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We live in the land of flooding rains and raging bush fires and the recent Cyclone Debbie has reminded us all that natural disasters are a part of Australian life.  …
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Case Review – Mobile phone breach results in $945,000 injury in one case and dismissal in another
3 months ago

Case Review – Mobile phone breach results in $945,000 injury in one case and dismissal in another

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In a recent case a business has been charged 80% of a $945,000 injury payment for the role of its employee and systems in allowing the injury of a person …
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HR Highlight:  Consultation with staff.  When and How?
4 months ago

HR Highlight: Consultation with staff. When and How?

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The need to consult with staff at different points in the employment relationship is made a requirement by both employment and work health and safety laws.  This weeks HR Highlight …
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HR Highlight: Procedural fairness
5 months ago

HR Highlight: Procedural fairness

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The management of employee performance or indeed the end of an employment relationship – be it by termination or redundancy – requires the observation of certain forms and elements that …
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HR Highlight:  Termination for medical incapacity?
9 months ago

HR Highlight: Termination for medical incapacity?

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Ending an employment relationship is a delicate and difficult thing to manage at the best of times, and can become even more difficult when there is injury and incapacity involved.  …
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HR Highlight: Permanent and Part Timer Retail Staff, shift work and other implications
9 months ago

HR Highlight: Permanent and Part Timer Retail Staff, shift work and other implications

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The nature of a retail fuel sites, often operating with one staff member on site and an increased need for flexibility when scheduling rosters and site coverage lends itself to …
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