2021 Minimum Wage Increase – Get the scoop!

. Which modern awards will increase as of 1 July 2021? The Fair Work Commission has handed down it’s much anticipated decision regarding the 2021 minimum wage increase. . As of the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2021, the minimum wage will increase by 2.5% for most modern awards. However,… Read more »

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A Safe Workplace – “What is that?”

A Safe Workplace – “What is that?” A safe workplace benefits everyone. It protects workers from injury and illness—but it also increases productivity, lowers running costs, and improves morale. A comprehensive Safety Management System that encompasses the following criteria will help you understand your responsibilities and create a safe workplace for you and your workers.… Read more »

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Understanding WHS Law – A WHS consultant to the rescue

Understanding WHS law – A WHS consultant to the rescue   Our WHS consultant’s here at Industryus pride themselves on developing the interpersonal skills that are required to aid businesses in improving their WHS compliance and meeting their legal obligations under the WHS law. Safe Work Australia is the national policy body responsible for the… Read more »

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Are you having too many workplace incidents?

How to prevent workplace incidents injuries and illnesses? While Australia’s work-related fatality rates have been steadily trending downwards, the questions as to “why there are still so many workplace incidents occurring” and “what more can be done?” to prevent workplace incidents, injuries, and illnesses remain? Why are accidents still occurring after decades of increased safety… Read more »

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Is your business in need of a WHS health check?

Is your business in a healthy position to manage the Work Health and Safety obligations that are required of you? Are you aware of your Work Health and Safety obligations? Perhaps a WHS health check is what your business needs. If you are unsure of your obligations, don’t worry because you are not alone. Many… Read more »

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New Casual Conversion Laws : a re-cap

There has been a lot of communication around new casual conversion laws lately – so what does it all mean, and how can you make sure you’ve got all the main points covered? Read on and we will get you up to speed! What are new casual conversion laws all about? March 2021 saw legislative… Read more »

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day

Wednesday 28th of April is the internationally recognised World Day for Safety and Health at work and Workers’ Memorial Day. Why do we have an annual day? In 2003 the International Labour Organisation created the day to raise awareness of accidents and diseases affecting the workplace. The Workers Memorial day, also known as the International… Read more »

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New Sexual Harassment at work legislative changes recommended

What is the Respect@Work Report and what are the outcomes for business? As Australia recovers from COVID-19, there is a renewed focus back on the societal shift in relation to Sexual Harassment at work. Last month the Morrison Government responded to the Respect@Work Report- but what is it about, and what does it mean for business?… Read more »

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That employee who keeps chucking a sickie…

Ever noticed that one employee who keeps chucking a sickie on a Monday or before or after a public holiday (a sneaky move so that they can enjoy a long weekend!)? While your employee may very well be sick if you believe they’re being dishonest, what can you do as an employer? If you receive… Read more »

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Women’s Day 2021 – Gender Equality

Workplace gender equality is achieved when people are able to access and enjoy the same rewards, resources and opportunities regardless of gender (WGEA). Let’s talk about this important topic on International Women’s Day 2021. So, how can CEOs and other leaders start to address the issue of gender equality in their workplaces?   1. Start… Read more »

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