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OTR loses underpayment appeal in Federal Court
1 day 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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HR Highlight:  Staff Morale, Panic and Wellbeing in the face of COVID-19
6 days ago

HR Highlight: Staff Morale, Panic and Wellbeing in the face of COVID-19

By  •  HR Highlight

The rapidly evolving and changing work environment, in the face of efforts to stop the spread and flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, is placing pressure on staff and …
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HR Highlight:  COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe
2 weeks ago

HR Highlight: COVID-19 – Keeping Customers and Staff Safe

By  •  Safety

All businesses are coming to grips with what COVID-19 means for them and how they are required to respond.  The focus is on keeping the community safe.  The strongest weapon …
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HR Highlight:  Managing Covid19 Risk in the Workplace
3 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Managing Covid19 Risk in the Workplace

By  •  HR Highlight

Published 13/3/2020, Last Updated 2/4/2020

Safework Australia has updated its Advice for PCBUs on addressing Covid19.  Woolworths, Telstra and others have announced unprecedented leave extensions to address the disease.  But …
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HR Highlight: Managing Misconduct
4 weeks ago

HR Highlight: Managing Misconduct

By  •  HR Highlight

Performance management can be fraught with concerns and pressure even when the situation is simple and clear cut.  Misconduct however, adds another element to the situation that can cause confusion …
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HR Highlight:  Get Ready for Easter NOW
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Get Ready for Easter NOW

By  •  HR Highlight

The Christmas and New Year break is now behind us and hot crossed buns are in the bakeries and the chocolate eggs are on the shelves, which means Easter is …
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Wage theft: Employer calls to ‘reform’ award system are a bare-faced con job
1 month ago

Wage theft: Employer calls to ‘reform’ award system are a bare-faced con job

This week an already impressive list of wage theft offenders has gotten a bit longer.

On Monday, the likes of Caltex, 7-Eleven, Pizza Hut, Domino’s Pizza and Bunnings (to name a few), …
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HR Highlight:  Managing an Underpayment or Overpayment
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Managing an Underpayment or Overpayment

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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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ACAPMA Workshop:  Getting Managers Salaries Right
1 month ago

ACAPMA Workshop: Getting Managers Salaries Right

Ensuring that the salary provided to any employee, but particularly a manager, can be difficult.  This difficulty can result in spectacular consequences as wave of sophisticated businesses that have failed …
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Wage thieves could face naming and shaming
1 month ago

Wage thieves could face naming and shaming

Companies guilty of wage theft could be publicly named and shamed under proposed industrial relations reforms.

Attorney-General Christian Porter, who is also industrial relations minister, has released a discussion paper …
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