The new Casual Conversion clause – what does it mean for Employers?

Following extensive consultations, the Fair Work Commission has inserted a model casual conversion clause into 84 Modern Awards taking effect from the 1 October 2018. The clause allows an eligible employee to

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“Bank of Hours Clause” – Have Bunnings showed us the way?

Major hardware retailer Bunnings is currently in consultation with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) and the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) in relation to a ‘Bank of Hours’

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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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