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Wage theft or honest mistake? Small business hits back
2 months ago

Wage theft or honest mistake? Small business hits back

Small business owners fear the Morrison government’s plan to criminalise wage theft may unfairly target those who make “honest mistakes” and are demanding changes to the award system to make …
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New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019
3 months ago

New Wage Rates apply from July 1 2019

The new wage rates finalised by the Fair Work Commission recently come into effect on the first full pay period after July 1, 2019.  ACAPMA has distributed the ACAPMA Employment Quick Reference …
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National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications
4 months ago

National Wage Case Decision 2019 and its Implications

By  •  Employment

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) undertakes the National Wage Case each year to determine if, and to what level the minimum wage should be increased.  Today the FWC handed down …
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Unfair dismissal code needs repair
4 months ago

Unfair dismissal code needs repair

By  •  Employment

During the first three months of this year, the Fair Work Commission received a total of 3583 unfair dismissal applications. Less than 1% of these cases resulted in a finding …
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Bill Shorten promises a $73 weekly wage rise for 1.2million low-paid Australians if Labor wins the election
6 months ago

Bill Shorten promises a $73 weekly wage rise for 1.2million low-paid Australians if Labor wins the election

A Labor government would radically overhaul workplace laws to give Australia’s lowest-paid workers a 10 per cent wage increase.

Under Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s ‘living wage’ policy, Australia’s 1.2 million …
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HR Highlight:  National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%
1 year ago

HR Highlight: National Wage Case increases minimum wage 3.5%

By  •  HR Highlight

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) undertakes the National Wage Case each year to determine if, and to what level the minimum wage should be increased.  Today the FWC handed down …
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Federal Government gets tough on Employment Laws
3 years ago

Federal Government gets tough on Employment Laws

By  •  Employment

The highly publicised case of non-compliant wage payments of workers in the petrol convenience industry last year appears to have sparked an understandable response from the Federal Government in recent …
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New Minimum Wages coming for the downstream petroleum industry

ACAPMA Members are eagerly anticipating the release of the final determinations on the new wage rates from the Fair Work Commission.  ACAPMA’s employment department is also anticipating the release of …
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7-Eleven pay deal for workers rejected by Fair Work Commission
4 years ago

7-Eleven pay deal for workers rejected by Fair Work Commission

Anna Patty 21 January 2016

A 7-Eleven pay deal for workers has been rejected because it would have underpaid workers by about $80 a week.

The Fair Work Commission has rejected an enterprise agreement …
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Alexander Spirit: Union to appeal Fair Work order halting industrial action on oil tanker

By ABC Online, 07 July 2014

The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) will appeal against a Fair Work Commission ruling ordering a stop to industrial action on an oil …
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