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Federal Fair Work Ombudsman Audits (Oct 2010) Important information relating to recent activity by the Federal Fair Work Ombudsman's Office. ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN AUDIT? Inspectors from the Federal Fair Work Ombudsman's Office (FWO) uncovered a number of underpayments to staff during a routine audit conducted...

State Wage Decision (Oct 2010) The 2010 State Wage Case Decision covering increases to the State Minimum Wage and all State Awards was handed down by the Full Commission of the South Australian Industrial Relations Commission (SAIRC) on 16 September 2010. * This decision affects State Awards...

Parental Leave Pay (Oct 2010) As of 1 January 2011 the Australian Government will introduce an Parental Leave Pay scheme. Parental Leave Pay After 1 January 2011 eligible working Australians will now be able to apply to the Family Assistance Office for 18 weeks Government funded Parental...

Union Right of Entry (Oct 2010) This article examines what Right of Entry involves and Employers obligations surrounding this issue. WHAT IS RIGHT OF ENTRY? Union officials do not have an automatic right to enter worksites within Australia. The Fair Work Act 2009...