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Employment

HR Highlight: Skills and due diligence

Are your employees up to scratch?

Workplace Relations focuses on the relationship between the employee and the employer, and as workplace relations practitioners we often focus on statutory compliance and …
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HR Highlight: Industry Position Descriptions

Accurately describing the job roles in a business is valuable for many reasons. Current and relevant Position Descriptions allow businesses and employees to clear up any confusion around tasks, level …
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HR Highlight: WHS Reps Right of Entry

When, how and where can a WHS Rep access your business

SafeWork Australia has recently released Interpretive Guideline on the operation of the Workplace Entry provisions under the Work Health and Safety …
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Dismissal…for health reasons?

Fitness to work is a minefield that could cost your business

Dismissing employees for any reason is a delicate process. Appropriate behaviour, communication, confidentiality and legitimate grounds are required. The …
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HR Highlight: Resignation hesitation

I take it back!  When is a resignation final?

When an employee gives their resignation, verbally or in writing that resignation is considered final and the employer is not required …
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HR Highlights: Retailers are warned to watch the clock
7 years ago

HR Highlights: Retailers are warned to watch the clock

All time worked is time to be paid

A Fair Work Australia case highlighted the need for retailers to closely evaluate the way they direct the tasks of their workers, …
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HR highlight: Contractor or employee?
7 years ago

HR highlight: Contractor or employee?

ACAPMA reminds members that contracting, is not always contracting. There are many reasons that the Fair Work Ombudsman or Fair Work Australia would examine the nature of employment of workers …
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HR Highlight: Redeployment or Redundancy?

Businesses are reminded that redeployment to similar job roles or different divisions within the business must be considered and explored before redundancy is placed on the table. A recent case …
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HR Highlights: new wage rates effective now

Fair Work Australia recently handed its annual decision on minimum wages and there have been changes to pay rates, allowances as well as some loadings.

The new pay rates come …
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HR Highlights # 1

Hello and welcome to the first ACAPMA HR Highlight.  These short items will appear regularly on the blog section of our website www.acapma.com.au and will be included in the regular …
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