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Employment

Case Review:  Permanent incapacity and dismissal
5 days ago

Case Review: Permanent incapacity and dismissal

By  •  HR Highlight, ACAPMA

In a recent case before the Fair Work Commission further clarity around the termination of employees who are not able to meet the inherent physical requriements of the role.  This …
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Managing staff in natural disasters
5 days ago

Managing staff in natural disasters

In the land of flooding rains and raging bush fires businesses need to be aware of how to appropriately manage employment during natural disasters.  This weeks HR Highlight goes into …
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BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report
5 days ago

BEIRUT: Cars erupt in flames in airport carpark, stockpiled petrol likely cause, local media report

  • The fire is under investigation, but Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces could not be reached for comment.
  • DUBAI: Thick plumes of black smoke filled the air as a blaze ripped …
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Risks in minimum wage decision
6 days ago

Risks in minimum wage decision

Given lingering uncertainty about the economic outlook because of the pandemic, it is understandable that many businesses will be disappointed by Wednesday’s decision by the Fair Work Commission to …
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National Wage Case 2021 and its implications
7 days ago

National Wage Case 2021 and its implications

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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Getting Ready for the New Wage Rates
2 weeks ago

Getting Ready for the New Wage Rates

By  •  HR Highlight, ACAPMA

The End Of Financial Year is upon us with June almost half over, and ACAPMA has been inundated with calls from members asking about the wage rates from 1 July …
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Superannuation Changes
2 weeks ago

Superannuation Changes

 

Change is coming to superannuation and its operation in business with an increase in the superannuation guarantee rate for the first time in many years, along with operational changes …
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$204,120 in penalties for $53,850 in underpayments
3 weeks ago

$204,120 in penalties for $53,850 in underpayments

Following a routine FWO random audit, the Court has imposed a $170,100 fine against the Melbourne restaurant business and a further $34,020 fine against its sole director (in addition to …
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FWO SME Advice Service Launches
3 weeks ago

FWO SME Advice Service Launches

The Fair Work Ombudsman will soon be providing writing advice to small businesses on the National Employment Standards, Leave and Entitlements, Agreements and the Modern Awards including; coverage, classifications, wage …
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Lockdown as usual?
3 weeks ago

Lockdown as usual?

Melbourne is in lockdown, travel across borders is impacted and cases are climbing…we have been here before. This time it is different, this time we know what we are dealing …
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