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Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort
2 weeks ago

Engagement Documents, why they are worth the effort

By  •  HR Highlight

It is imperative that when commencing a new employment relationship that the business clearly articulate not only its understanding of the employment relationship but also the expectations of the business …
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HR Highlight:  Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done
10 months ago

HR Highlight: Case Review – Business cannot rely on instructions to qualified staff, must check the work is done

By  •  HR Highlight

In a recent case a business has been the second business charged over the same safety breach involving a forklift which resulted in a leg crush injury to a subcontractor.  …
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HR Highlight Case Review:  When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal
1 year ago

HR Highlight Case Review: When breaching cardinal rules warrant instant dismissal

In a recent case the Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of an employee for using a mobile phone while operating a vehicle once, despite a 27 year …
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HR Highlight:  Misconduct outside of work?
1 year 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:  Managing Performance over Christmas
1 year 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
1 year 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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HR Highlight: Changes at Work
2 years ago

HR Highlight: Changes at Work

By  •  HR Highlight

Change is a natural part of life and imperative in business. To be successful businesses need to be able to adapt to changing markets and customer requirements. The flexibility required …
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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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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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