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Understanding how the Modern Awards operate is intrinsic to ensuring a business meets its compliance obligations successfully, and this relates to all parts of your business that have to do with the operations of people. Whilst the reduction of awards and aligned clauses has done...

1. The Challenge: A significant challenge posed to many businesses is the management of ‘unreliable’ employees who may be exhibiting ongoing signs of unsatisfactory performance. There may be a range of issues impacting upon this individual’s performance. These may range from a pattern of absenteeism, lack...

Is your business adequately protected from the risks of employee misuse? Social media has grown significantly in recent years. Responsible and savvy use of social media outlets by business can result in a range of commercial benefits flowing to an enterprise. However, it is vital that...

We write to advise that on Tuesday 2 June 2015, the Fair Work Commission’s Minimum Wage Panel handed down its Annual Wage Review decision under the Fair Work Act 2009. The national minimum wage has increased to $656.90 per week or $17.29 per hour. The outcome...

The 2015 Federal Budget proposes changes to the Paid Parental Leave scheme, due to come into effect on 1 July 2015. The changes aim to prevent employees from claiming paid parental leave from both their employer and the Government scheme. This week, we inform our readers...