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Industrial relations

Labor and the Coalition hail union deal that could reduce weekend penalties for retail workers
6 years ago

Labor and the Coalition hail union deal that could reduce weekend penalties for retail workers

Labor leader Bill Shorten says a deal between South Australian business and the union representing retail workers that could see penalty rates traded for an overall wage rise demonstrates the …
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Historic workplace deal cuts penalty rates

Labor’s Mark Butler has hailed a landmark deal to slash penalty rates as the realisation of Paul Keating’s economic vision, as the Abbott government said the complicated “machinery” of the …
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Workplace relations – don’t overlook the basics

When we experience the rather hectic pressures of running a business and managing people, it can be so easy to take the foot off the HR pedal and fall into …
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Toll takeover should come with a TWU warning
6 years ago

Toll takeover should come with a TWU warning

The offer by Japan Post to purchase Toll Holdings looks like a smart move by the Japanese as explained by Robert Gottliebsen earlier this week (The Toll takeover exposes our …
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HR Highlight: Back to Basics

Each week ACAPMA receives many calls from members seeking workplace relations advice, support and resources.  Some of these enquiries are quite detailed and difficult, leading to hearings in the Commission …
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