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Employment

Former Caltex franchisee penalised $77,000
1 week 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 week 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
3 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 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
2 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
3 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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New casual conversion clause for administrative staff
4 months ago

New casual conversion clause for administrative staff

By  •  Employment

Casuals engaged under the Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010 will need to be provided with a copy of the provisions in the new casual conversion clause by 31 December …
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Award Change Notice:  New minimum shift length for casuals under the VMRSR Award
4 months ago

Award Change Notice: New minimum shift length for casuals under the VMRSR Award

By  •  Employment

Casuals console operators, roadhouse attendants and driveway attendants must now be engaged for a minimum of 2 hours per rostered shift under changes to the VMRSR Award that came into …
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Engaging casuals in the downstream petroleum industry
4 months ago

Engaging casuals in the downstream petroleum industry

By  •  Employment

Recent cases have continued to highlight the importance of understanding the requirements around compliant engagement and management of staff, particularly casual staff.  Last week ACAPMA held an energetic Townhall meeting …
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