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HR Highlight: Changes at the workplace, review, restructure and redundancy
1 week ago

HR Highlight: Changes at the workplace, review, restructure and redundancy

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It is the nature of business that, based on the needs of customers and the need for flexibility, that the needs of the business will change over time. All …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Conciliation Conference

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Carrying on the recent HR Highlight series on Unfair Dismissal, this weeks HR Highlight will explore the Conciliation Conference, the point in the unfair dismissal claim process that comes …
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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim
1 month ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim

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Last weeks HR Highlight explored the concepts of procedural fairness in managing staff issues at work, including where those issues result in termination of employment, see; https://acapmag.com.au/2019/08/hr-highlight-dismissal-what-makes-it-unfair/  .  This week …
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HR Highlight: Dismissal – what makes it unfair?
2 months ago

HR Highlight: Dismissal – what makes it unfair?

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The end of an employment relationship, particularly via a dismissal, is a nerve wracking time for a business.  The decision to terminate the employment of a staff member is never …
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HR Highlight:  Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!
3 months ago

HR Highlight: Confirmation of Employment – why you should be sending one to all staff, now!

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It is well understood that there are things that employers need to communicate to employees.  What is less clear is how, from a practical stand point, should a business address …
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HR Highlight: ACAPMA Wage Guides for 2019/2020

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The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently handed down a 3% increase in the minimum wage as part of the National Wage Case.  This morning the FWC handed down the final …
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HR Highlight:  Public Holiday Review
4 months ago

HR Highlight: Public Holiday Review

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Public holidays, and when and what to pay staff, is an area that causes a lot of angst with businesses.  Operators are keen to ensure that they are “getting it …
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Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort
5 months ago

Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort

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It is imperative that when commencing a new employment relationship that the business clearly articulate not only its understanding of the employment relationship but also the expectations of the business …
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HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?
7 months ago

HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?

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It is commonly thought by businesses that when an employee gives their resignation, verbally or in writing that resignation is considered final and the employer is not required to take …
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HR Highlight:  Redundancy Review
7 months ago

HR Highlight: Redundancy Review

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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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