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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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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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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