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UPSS in the spotlight
5 days ago

UPSS in the spotlight

By  •  Environment

All Australian States and Territories have comprehensive laws and regulations that are designed to protect the natural environment. Consequently, every business owner has an absolute obligation to ensure that they …
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ACAPMA Audit Case Study: Why annual checks are important!
5 days ago

ACAPMA Audit Case Study: Why annual checks are important!

By  •  Employment

ACAPMAs Assisted Compliance Audit program is a comprehensive desktop audit that does more than identify problems, it works with the businesses to deliver solutions to close the gaps and deliver …
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National petroleum contractor skills standards
2 weeks ago

National petroleum contractor skills standards

By  •  APFI Forum

There are many in the petroleum contracting community that tell stories of numerous failed attempts to develop national accreditation standards for the workforce that supports the safe and environmentally responsible …
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New Fair Work Information Statement Released, why all employers should take note
2 weeks ago

New Fair Work Information Statement Released, why all employers should take note

By  •  Human Resources

The Fair Work Information Statement, or FWIS, is prepared and published each year by the regulator, the Fair Work Ombudsman, under Section 124 of the Fair Work Act 20019 (Cth).


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HR Highlight:  Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!

By  •  HR Highlight

It is well understood that there are things that employers need to communicate to employees.  What is less clear is how, from a practical stand point, should a business address …
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New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019
3 weeks ago

New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019

The new wage rates finalised by the Fair Work Commission recently come into effect on the first full pay period after July 1, 2019.  ACAPMA has distributed the ACAPMA Employment Quick Reference …
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HR Highlight:  ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2019/2020
4 weeks ago

HR Highlight: ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2019/2020

By  •  HR Highlight

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently handed down a 3% increase in the minimum wage as part of the National Wage Case.  This morning the FWC handed down the final …
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Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws
1 month ago

Important changes in Collective Bargaining Laws

By  •  Advocacy

Collective bargaining is a mechanism that allows competing businesses (typically small businesses) to band together to improve their commercial leverage in negotiating business agreements with their suppliers and/or customers.

Such …
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Failure to correct $21,748 worth of underpayments results in more than $3 million fines
1 month ago

Failure to correct $21,748 worth of underpayments results in more than $3 million fines

By  •  Compliance

In what will be the first time the Fair Work Ombudsman relies on the “serious contraventions provisions” of the Protecting Vulnerable Workers legislation a Melbourne toy retailer who underpaid 8 …
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Invest now to gain tax benefits this year
1 month ago

Invest now to gain tax benefits this year

By  •  Advocacy

With the dust having recently settled on the outcome of the Federal Election, the spotlight on the Australian Parliament has now been directed towards the debate surrounding the passing of …
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