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10.9.8... are your ducks in a row? Casual conversion countdown - 7 days to go!

Posted on September 20, 2021

The countdown is on for all employers who employ casual staff to ensure compliance with the casual law amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009…

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means at work

Posted on September 16, 2021

On 2 September 2021, the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2021 (Bill) passed both houses of parliament and…

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Casual conversion deadline approaches - get your ducks in a row

Posted on August 27, 2021

Time is running out for employers to ensure compliance with the casual law amendments before the deadline of 27 September 2021. Employers…

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No jab, no job – will this be the new normal for Australian workplaces?

Posted on August 10, 2021

Fruit and vegetable company SPC have made headlines for being the first Australian company to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all onsite…

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The Rossato Decision – The High Court rules the terms of the contract are key!

Posted on August 04, 2021

In a world of stand-downs, lock-downs and industry shut-downs, the rights and entitlements of employees has come under particular focus.…

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Another lockdown - employer obligations and what this means for employees

Posted on July 23, 2021

As we approach the end of July 2021, we find ourselves still in the grip of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Whilst South Australia…

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Conditions of employment a key focus for the Regulator

Posted on July 21, 2021

In early July 2021 the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), Sandra Parker, announced the organisation’s key priorities for 2021-22. Unsurprisingly,…

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Superannuation, minimum wage and Award changes from 1 July

Posted on June 30, 2021

Another financial year is upon us, and 2021-22 brings some important changes to the industrial relations landscape. There are significant…

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Casual Employment Rules Clarified

Posted on April 20, 2021

On 22 March 2021 the Commonwealth Government passed legislation aimed to address the uncertainty around the engagement of casual…

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One employer policy during COVID not enforceable

Posted on April 15, 2021

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) recently delivered an extempore decision (meaning that it was delivered orally at the conclusion of the…

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