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Employment

HR Highlight:  Misconduct outside of work?
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Misconduct outside of work?

By  •  HR Highlight

Managing the behaviour and performance of staff while at work is a demanding but well-understood requirement, however, the question is often asked…what can and should the business do about misconduct …
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HR Highlight: Get Ready for the Easter Public Holidays now
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Get Ready for the Easter Public Holidays now

By  •  HR Highlight

The hot crossed buns are in the bakeries and the chocolate eggs are on the shelves, which means Easter is just around the corner.  Now is the time for businesses …
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More allegedly false Caltex franchisee wage records spark further legal action
2 years ago

More allegedly false Caltex franchisee wage records spark further legal action

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced another legal action alleging its attempt to audit a Caltex outlet in Sydney was obstructed by the franchisee providing falsified wage records.

Facing the …
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HR Highlight:  More than base wage, getting the extras right
2 years ago

HR Highlight: More than base wage, getting the extras right

By  •  HR Highlight

Ensuring that employment conditions are met goes further than making sure base wages are paid at the correct rate.  Correctly applying, communicating and paying loadings, penalties and allowances is also …
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Truckies get $374,000 back-pay
2 years ago

Truckies get $374,000 back-pay

Ten truck drivers who worked for an Adelaide transport company have been back-paid a total of $374,000 following successful legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman.

The drivers’ minimum wages and a …
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HR Highlight: Restructure, Redeployment and Redundancy?
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Restructure, Redeployment and Redundancy?

By  •  HR Highlight

Businesses undergo pressures from many directions; successful businesses bend, flex and grow to take advantage of the opportunities that such pressures create. One of the mechanisms …
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Caltex franchisee allegedly falsified records of wage rates paid to overseas workers
2 years ago

Caltex franchisee allegedly falsified records of wage rates paid to overseas workers

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Caltex franchisee in Sydney for allegedly falsifying records of the wage rates it paid to overseas workers.

Facing the Federal …
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HR Highlight:  Managing Performance over Christmas
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Managing Performance over Christmas

By  •  Employment

Managing performance at any time is a minefield of compliance requirements and specific circumstances.  During the Christmas period however, the high pressure of the busy season, combined with the tendency …
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Christmas public holidays
2 years ago

Christmas public holidays

By  •  Employment

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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Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations
2 years ago

Penalty rates decision upheld at the High Court… Still no change for service stations

By  •  Employment

The retail world is abuzz with the talk of reductions in penalty rates, following on from the ruling at the High Court, that the Fair Work Commission’s landmark decision on …
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