Under the Fair Work Act, if an employee is dismissed in a “harsh, unjust or unreasonable” manner they may be awarded up to six month’s pay by the Fair …
Employment legislation can be hard to get your head around, especially if you’re an SMB hiring a variety of workers under different conditions.
EI gives the small business community the opportunity to ask our employment experts their burning employment questions.
There are a number of situations where termination can occur, and each situation must be handled carefully to ensure compliance with complex employment laws.
Retailers who require their staff to buy and wear their brand’s product have been issued a warning by the workplace watchdog.
Kevin ’13 doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, does it? I suspect that the lack of a neat catch phrase won’t be his biggest problem.
The restrictions on hiring foreign workers have become tighter with the Senate passing Labor’s 457 foreign worker visa scheme.
Senator Scott Ryan, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business & Fair Competition says Senate Estimates hearings are a chance to directly question the …
The Annual Wage Review decision increased minimum wages by 2.6 per cent from the first full pay period on, or after, 1 July – are you ready?
Industry awards are often a cause for confusion among employers, and misinterpretation of the rules that can leave businesses vulnerable to penalties.