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HR Highlight:  Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim
1 year ago

HR Highlight: Unfair Dismissal, Responding to a Claim

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?
1 year ago

HR Highlight: Dismissal – what makes it unfair?

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!
1 year ago

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

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

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
1 year ago

HR Highlight: Public Holiday Review

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
1 year ago

Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort

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?
1 year ago

HR Highlight: Resignation, When is a resignation final?

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
1 year ago

HR Highlight: Redundancy Review

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:  Easter Holiday Break, time to get ready now
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Easter Holiday Break, time to get ready now

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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HR Highlight:  Underpaid and Overpaid staff, addressing the issues
2 years 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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