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Employment

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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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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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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HR Highlight:  Public Holiday Review
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Public Holiday Review

By  •  HR Highlight

Public holidays, and when and what to pay staff, is an area that causes a lot of angst with businesses.  Operators are keen to ensure that they are “getting it …
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FWO launches 2019-20 priorities
1 month ago

FWO launches 2019-20 priorities

Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker today announced the regulator’s priorities for the year ahead, which will direct the agency’s compliance work and enforcement outcomes.

In an address to the 2019 …
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National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications
2 months ago

National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications

By  •  Employment

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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Unfair dismissal code needs repair
2 months ago

Unfair dismissal code needs repair

By  •  Employment

During the first three months of this year, the Fair Work Commission received a total of 3583 unfair dismissal applications. Less than 1% of these cases resulted in a finding …
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