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Fair Work Ombudsman puts fuel retailers on notice at APFI Forum 2017
2 years ago

Fair Work Ombudsman puts fuel retailers on notice at APFI Forum 2017

By  •  APFI Forum

ACAPMA staged the second Asia Pacific Fuel Industry Forum (APFIF) at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre between 13 and 14 September 2017.

Industry support for the event was the …
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New Fair Work laws commence today
2 years ago

New Fair Work laws commence today

Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James has welcomed new laws protecting vulnerable workers coming into effect today.

After gaining royal assent yesterday, the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 …
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Viva Energy becomes first Australian company to pay full super benefit to part-time working parents
2 years ago

Viva Energy becomes first Australian company to pay full super benefit to part-time working parents

Viva Energy Australia (“Viva Energy”) – the exclusive licensee to the Shell brand in Australia – has become the irst company in Australia to offer employees a full-time superannuation payment …
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HR Highlight: Permanent Part Time…things to consider
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Permanent Part Time…things to consider

By  •  HR Highlight

The type of employment structure applied on-site can impact on the roles and responsibilities of management in the business as a whole. This weeks HR Highlight reviews important things to …
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HR Highlight:  Getting engagement documents right
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Getting engagement documents right

By  •  HR Highlight

Ensuring that the conditions of employment and the expectations of the business are clearly and appropriately expressed is an important area of employment compliance, yet it is an area that …
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Changes coming for fuel retail and wholesale Awards
2 years ago

Changes coming for fuel retail and wholesale Awards

By  •  Employment

The Decision handed down yesterday has come about as part of the Review of Modern Awards.  As part of the Review process several areas of interest have been explored.

In …
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WAGE RATE ALERT: Rates for Console Operators and Roadhouse Attendants change again
2 years ago

WAGE RATE ALERT: Rates for Console Operators and Roadhouse Attendants change again

By  •  Employment

On 30th June 2017 the Fair Work Commission released an additional determination that has changed the rates in the Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Service and Retail Award 2010 for Casual Console …
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Case Review – Mobile phone breach results in $945,000 injury in one case and dismissal in another
2 years ago

Case Review – Mobile phone breach results in $945,000 injury in one case and dismissal in another

By  •  HR Highlight

In a recent case a business has been charged 80% of a $945,000 injury payment for the role of its employee and systems in allowing the injury of a person …
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HR Highlight:  Consultation with staff.  When and How?
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Consultation with staff. When and How?

By  •  HR Highlight

The need to consult with staff at different points in the employment relationship is made a requirement by both employment and work health and safety laws.  This weeks HR Highlight …
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HR Highlight: Procedural fairness
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Procedural fairness

By  •  HR Highlight

The management of employee performance or indeed the end of an employment relationship – be it by termination or redundancy – requires the observation of certain forms and elements that …
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