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Employment

Migrant Workers Taskforce releases final report
2 weeks ago

Migrant Workers Taskforce releases final report

By  •  Employment

In October 2016, the Australian Government established the Migrant Workers Task Force and protected Professor Allan Fels AO, a former Commissioner of the ACCC, as the Chair of the Task …
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Coalition promises to criminalise serious worker exploitation
2 weeks ago

Coalition promises to criminalise serious worker exploitation

The Morrison government has agreed to introduce unprecedented criminal sanctions for employers who seriously exploit workers and a national registry scheme to crack down on unscrupulous labour hire firms.

Minister …
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HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?

By  •  HR Highlight

It is commonly thought by businesses that when an employee gives their resignation, verbally or in writing that resignation is considered final and the employer is not required to take …
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Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000
1 month ago

Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured total penalties of $77,708 against a former Sydney Caltex franchisee who falsified wage records for migrant workers.

The Federal Circuit Court today penalised Mohammad …
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HR Highlight:  Redundancy Review
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Redundancy Review

By  •  HR Highlight

The pressure to remain ‘efficient’ and responsive leads many businesses to review their operating process, technologies and structures.  Upgrading machinery, software or adopting the latest process improvements can gain businesses …
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Employers demand crackdown on worker underpayments
1 month ago

Employers demand crackdown on worker underpayments

One of the nation’s largest employer groups has demanded a crackdown on businesses that rip off workers.

In its pre-budget submission, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry calls on …
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HR Highlight:  Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues

With the often complicated employment environment it is not uncommon for errors to be made when processing payroll.  While these errors are almost always made without malice or intent, it …
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Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts
3 months ago

Don’t risk the misuse of autogas on forecourts

By  •  Safety

The lure of a cheap refill of gas for leisure cylinder owners from autogas dispensers is both illegal and dangerous and service station owners are urged to be very vigilant …
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HR Highlight:  Christmas Holidays 2018
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Christmas Holidays 2018

By  •  HR Highlight

Christmas is coming, the sun is shining and the industry is getting ready for the busy season.  With the Christmas period comes the need to review the public holiday rates …
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Insurance incident report November 2018
4 months ago

Insurance incident report November 2018

Gallagher has been ACAPMA’s insurance partner for more than 30 years. As a specialist broker for the fuel industry and convenience stores sector, Gallagher handles a large number of claims …
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