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Employment

HR Highlight:  Changes at the workplace – Restructure and Redundancy
6 days ago

HR Highlight: Changes at the workplace – Restructure and Redundancy

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The pressure to remain ‘efficient’ and responsive to changing customer needs and business realities, leads many businesses to review their operating process, technologies and structures.  Upgrading machinery, software or adopting …
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HR Highlight:  Work Events, new ACAPMA Employment Guide Released
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Work Events, new ACAPMA Employment Guide Released

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From Conferences to Christmas Parties, Work Events are often seen as a reward directed to staff but have the effect of not only amplifying the performance management pressures on the …
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Why more companies are coming forward to admit underpaying staff
2 weeks ago

Why more companies are coming forward to admit underpaying staff

One of the unwritten rules in any workplace is not to compare salaries.

It can create team disharmony, jealousy and a nightmare for bosses.

But it turns out that bit …
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HR Highlight:  Performance Management Basics – Review or Closure
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Performance Management Basics – Review or Closure

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Managing poor performance in the workplace can be a stressful time for the business as well as for the employee.  This weeks HR Highlight will round out the last few …
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Regulator steering is risky
4 weeks ago

Regulator steering is risky

Earlier this week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released a special report that examined the different pricing behaviours of businesses operating in the Australian retail fuels market during …
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Underpayment claim results in double penalties for a lack of records
4 weeks ago

Underpayment claim results in double penalties for a lack of records

By  •  Human Resources

In the first of the cases using the reverse onus of proof under the Vulnerable Workers provisions, a small, family run business has received double the penalty in a wage …
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HR Highlight:  Performance Management Basics – Decisions and Documentation
4 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Performance Management Basics – Decisions and Documentation

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Managing poor performance in the workplace can be a stressful time for the business as well as for the employee.  This weeks HR Highlight will expand on the last few …
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Change the rules? It’s about time
1 month ago

Change the rules? It’s about time

So, Wesfarmers has underpaid its employees by some $15 million. It is now very obvious the workplace relations system is too complicated.

At a recent CEDA event Attorney-General Christian Porter, …
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HR Highlight:  Performance Management Basics – At the Meeting
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Performance Management Basics – At the Meeting

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Managing poor performance in the workplace can be a stressful time for the business as well as for the employee.  This weeks HR Highlight will expand on last weeks foray …
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Westside Petroleum penalised for underpayments
1 month ago

Westside Petroleum penalised for underpayments

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $57,000 in penalties in Court against major service station chain Westside Petroleum and three of its management staff for underpaying 22 employees a total …
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