Recent Fair Work Woes – Annual leave for casual employees

Casual employees may get paid more on an hourly rate in exchange for amongst other things the inability to gain access to “paid” annual leave. A recent case however may cast some doubt on this.

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Domestic Violence Leave – What an Employer needs to know

Category : Articles, Employment Law

The Fair Work Commission has finalised the model Domestic Violence Clause which has taken effect since 1 August 2018. It is expected that a determination to insert the clause into all modern Awards will be made

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James Gunn, Twitter and Instagram to Insta-Dismissal

Being a fan of Guardians of the Galaxy you can’t imagine a third movie being released without James Gunn (director) at the helm. The man responsible for bringing “Rocket Racoon” and “Groot” to the big screen was

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Queensland’s New Labour Hire Licensing Laws – Does it affect you?

Category : Articles, Employment Law

What is labour hire?

Under the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) (Act), labour hire means “a person (a provider) provides labour hire services if, in the course of carrying on a business,

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Could an employee be cheating on you? Six ways to protect your business from staff misconduct

As your business grows and you bring on more staff you can begin to experience a wide range of employment issues including misconduct and serious misconduct.

When you think of misconduct the obvious examples of

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When they’re not “the one”: How to prevent, manage and terminate underperforming employees

Staff underperformance, whether it is due to personal issues, workplace conflict, change fatigue or being actively disengaged, can have significant repercussions on your bottom line, culture and overall performance.

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