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Employment

HR Highlight:  Casual Controversy…beyond the headlines
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Casual Controversy…beyond the headlines

There has been yet another ruling on casual employees being deemed by the court to be permanent employees, and to add to the sense of déjà vu, this second case …
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ACAPMA releases COVIDSafe Plan and template for the Fuel Industry
3 weeks ago

ACAPMA releases COVIDSafe Plan and template for the Fuel Industry

As the lockdowns ease ACAPMA releases a Fuel Industry Specific COVIDSafe Plan template and guidance, along with detailed resources, to assist fuel wholesale, retail and administrative operations, to understand, document …
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NSW Workers Compensation changes – COVID-19 is now deemed as a workplace injury
3 weeks ago

NSW Workers Compensation changes – COVID-19 is now deemed as a workplace injury

The NSW Parliament has passed changes to the Work Health and Safety laws that result in employees who become infected with COVID-19 as being deemed to have contracted it at …
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Temporary Award Changes provide for Directions to non-JobKeeper Staff
3 weeks ago

Temporary Award Changes provide for Directions to non-JobKeeper Staff

Following a decision by the Fair Work Commission, a new Schedule will temporarily be inserted into the Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Service and Retail Award 2010 that will have effect until …
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HR Highlight:  ANZAC Day and the Additional Public Holidays
1 month ago

HR Highlight: ANZAC Day and the Additional Public Holidays

By  •  HR Highlight, ACAPMA

With the world in lockdown it can be easy to forget that there is a public holiday coming up.  ANZAC Day celebrations this year will be very different, with many …
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JobKeeper Wage Subsidy program – when to pay?
2 months ago

JobKeeper Wage Subsidy program – when to pay?

Posted 10/4/2020, UPDATED: 15/4/2020

The question of when to pay staff the JobKeeper Payment has been causing concern since the passing of the legislation late Wednesday night.

The short answer …
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JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Details Released
2 months ago

JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Details Released

UPDATED 29/4/2020

On 29/3/2020 the Prime Minister announced that the government would be providing a landmark JobKeeper Wage Subsidy to provide support to businesses, and their staff, that have been …
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COVID-19 Leave Inserted Into Awards
2 months ago

COVID-19 Leave Inserted Into Awards

Last night, 8/4/2020, as the country waited for the final details of the JobKeeper Wage Subsidy program, the Fair Work Commission met, and decided to insert a model clause into …
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Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite
2 months ago

Aggression is Not On – Managing customer aggression onsite

Keep calm, keep your distance and keep smiling.  This is the advice to the nation in the face of COVID-19, and Australians have a lot to be proud of in …
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OTR loses underpayment appeal in Federal Court
2 months ago

OTR loses underpayment appeal in Federal Court

One of the state’s biggest private employers has lost in its bid to overturn a controversial workplace ruling that could affect thousands of its current and former staff.

Shahin Enterprises, the company …
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