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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim
4 months 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?
4 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!
5 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
6 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
7 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?
9 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
10 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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HR Highlight:  Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues
11 months 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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HR Highlight:  Christmas Holidays 2018
12 months ago

HR Highlight: Christmas Holidays 2018

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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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