Coronavirus for employers – info and resources

Find information on this page about the Coronavirus for employers.  Under workplace health and safety obligations, all employers must attempt to reduce this risk of Coronavirus exposure in their workplaces. Have you put steps in place to protect the health and safety of your employees? Find information, resources and related links related to Coronavirus.  … Read more »

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Temporary changes to the Clerks Award – Coronavirus

  In light of the impacts of the Coronavirus to many industries, unions and industry groups have made a number of urgent applications to the Fair Work Commission regarding proposed temporary changes to modern awards. The latest to be approved are changes to the Clerks Award which covers many businesses and roles across Australia. Changes… Read more »

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Redundancy or another option? Tough decisions for employers – Coronavirus

The past few weeks have been a testing time for many businesses, particularly service-based business such as travel, events and hospitality operations where redundancy has featured heavily and casual workers have lost incomes. Industries outside these though, have now begun to be hit. Our most frequent enquiry this week has been from non-essential service businesses… Read more »

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Temporary Changes to Hospitality Award – Coronavirus

. To help retain more jobs during this current crisis the Fair Work Commission has agreed to temporarily make changes to the Hospitality Award, the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010, resulting in the relaxation of some provisions. As such a new schedule (Schedule L) has been inserted into the Award which becomes effective as of… Read more »

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Employee entitlements for natural disasters – floods, fires, cyclones

From floods on the Gold Coast, to fires in the Snowy region of NSW and Victoria, Australian employers really are challenged regularly by natural disasters. Here is a brief rundown of common situations concerning employee entitlements for natural disasters. We have to close our site due to a natural disaster e.g. due to flood, fire… Read more »

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Outsourced HR – how to choose the right provider for you

Engaging a dud outsourced HR consulting company could be financially depleting and it could place your organisation at risk.  Especially if you haven’t done your background research to ensure they have the skillsets your organisation needs. Let’s be very clear. The HR Consulting Industry is an unregulated industry. Anyone can claim they have the requisite… Read more »

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2020 Public Holidays for each Australian State

Below are the list of 2020 public holidays for each Australian State and Territory. Australia Capital Territory Wednesday 1 January – New Year’s Day Monday 27 January – Australia Day Monday 9 March – Canberra Day Friday 10 April – Good Friday Saturday 11 April – Easter Saturday Sunday 12 April – Easter Sunday Monday… Read more »

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Sun safe policy: obligations for employers

State workplace health and safety Acts require that employers provide a safe work environment for employees, and this extends to protecting them from the harm of UV radiation. All employers who have employees at risk of sun exposure during the work day should implement a sun safe policy. Sun protection Employees are also responsible for… Read more »

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Protected: Annual staff Christmas function letter

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New Fair Work obligations coming next year. Are you ready?

Employers that pay an annual salary to their employees covered by an applicable Modern Award will soon be subject to a number of new notification, record keeping and wage reconciliation obligations. These new Fair Work obligations are aimed at ensuring employees aren’t being disadvantaged by annualised arrangements. The new clauses will only be inserted into… Read more »

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