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FWO launches 2020-21 priorities
18 hours ago

FWO launches 2020-21 priorities

Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker has announced the regulator’s strategic priorities for the year ahead, which include supporting all workplaces through the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing large corporate underpayments.

Fast …
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Wage Rate Resource Coming Today:  ACAPMA Quick Reference Guides – Released in Version 1
2 weeks ago

Wage Rate Resource Coming Today: ACAPMA Quick Reference Guides – Released in Version 1

The National Wage Case has an impact on all employment every year, and no more than this year, where a staggered pay rate increase has caused confusion and concern among …
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OTR loses underpayment appeal in Federal Court
3 months 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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ACAPMA Workshop:  Getting Managers Salaries Right
5 months 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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Annualised Salaries Changes in effect 1 March 2020 – Get Ready NOW!
5 months ago

Annualised Salaries Changes in effect 1 March 2020 – Get Ready NOW!

Model Annualised Salary Clauses will come into effect in March 2020 following last years changes to 19 modern awards that currently contain an Annualised Salary Clause, including the Clerks – …
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Attorney-General set to unveil wage theft bill
5 months ago

Attorney-General set to unveil wage theft bill

Attorney-General Christian Porter is preparing to put his promised wage theft bill to cabinet in the coming weeks, while at the same time working to revive his union-busting bill in …
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Superannuation changes are here
6 months ago

Superannuation changes are here

By  •  ACAPMA, Compliance

January 2020 saw the implementation of the Salary Sacrifice Integrity measures, two connected measures which have a significant impact on the operation of salary sacrifice and the meeting of the …
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Fels backs calls to use artificial intelligence as wage-theft detector
7 months ago

Fels backs calls to use artificial intelligence as wage-theft detector

Former ACCC chairman Allan Fels has backed calls to use artificial intelligence and data matching to detect wage theft, saying technology should be a key weapon in tackling the “systemic” …
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Regulator steering is risky
9 months 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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Change the rules? It’s about time
9 months 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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