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OTR loses underpayment appeal in Federal Court
5 days 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
2 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!
2 months ago

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

By  •  Compliance

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
2 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
2 months ago

Superannuation changes are here

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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
3 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
6 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
6 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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Westside Petroleum penalised for underpayments
6 months 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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FWO launches legal action against United Petroleum
6 months ago

FWO launches legal action against United Petroleum

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In a major warning to all businesses operating in the fuel retail industry, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) launched legal action against United Petroleum this week claiming that the company …
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