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HR Highlight:  Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done
9 hours ago

HR Highlight: Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done

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In a recent case a business has been the second business charged over the same safety breach involving a forklift which resulted in a leg crush injury to a subcontractor.  …
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HR Highlight: Consultation on Workplace Change
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Consultation on Workplace Change

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All businesses face times where they must take stock and assess the business structure, direction and operations.  It is important in these situations to ensure that the business understands and …
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HR Highlight: New Wage Rates effective from July 1, 2018
3 weeks 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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HR Highlight:  ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released
4 weeks ago

HR Highlight: ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2018/2019 Released

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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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HR Highlight:  Getting compliance right from day one – engagement documents review
1 month 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
1 month 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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HR Highlight:  National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%
2 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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HR Highlight:  Misconduct outside of work?
5 months ago

HR Highlight: Misconduct outside of work?

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Managing the behaviour and performance of staff while at work is a demanding but well-understood requirement, however, the question is often asked…what can and should the business do about misconduct …
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HR Highlight: Get Ready for the Easter Public Holidays now
6 months ago

HR Highlight: Get Ready for the Easter Public Holidays now

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The hot crossed buns are in the bakeries and the chocolate eggs are on the shelves, which means Easter is just around the corner.  Now is the time for businesses …
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HR Highlight:  More than base wage, getting the extras right
6 months ago

HR Highlight: More than base wage, getting the extras right

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Ensuring that employment conditions are met goes further than making sure base wages are paid at the correct rate.  Correctly applying, communicating and paying loadings, penalties and allowances is also …
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