Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Highly-paid miners to opt out of Workplace Relations, says bosses

Miners and other resource sector workers earning more than $142,000 a year should be able to waive their rights in the workplace relations system...

What’s in a Relationship? Legal Perspectives on Office Romances

Managing office romances is a difficult task, especially where the employees work together. However, there are two decisions in unfair dismissal cases which have...

Download CCIQ’s Definitive Guide to Employing Staff

In partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), we want to offer you the Definitive Guide to Employing Staff....

Are casual employees entitled to a permanent role?

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) as part of the 4 yearly review of modern awards will see casual conversion provisions...

Recent case exposes union’s bogus safety concerns

The Federal Court of Australia has imposed significant penalties on the CFMMEU after it found the union again in breach of workplace right of...

Business pleads with PM for dismissal law shake-up

Business leaders have warned that “going away money” has become a feature of the Australian workplace and will call on Scott Morrison to make...
payroll

One in three businesses make employee payment mistakes regularly

New data from an industry association has revealed that one in three Australian organisations admit to making employee payment mistakes every pay run, and...

Rights of Ostensible Casuals Increasing

It is not uncommon for employees to be engaged as casuals but then be treated like full- time employees, for example, being required to...
STP

“Alarming”: 70% of micro-businesses haven’t heard of single touch payroll as deadline looms

Two-and-a-half months out from the soft deadline on single touch payroll (STP) reporting for micro businesses a “concerning” number haven’t even heard of the...

Queensland tackles SME mental health with Australian-first wellbeing platform

An Australian first for businesses on the Sunshine Coast this week, as the area’s local council moves ahead with a dedicated wellbeing program designed...