Increasing women's workforce participation by making childcare more affordable and making tax laws more attractive to overseas talent are among tonight's key Budget announcements aimed at creating more employment.
A visa permitting an indefinite stay in Australia didn't extinguish an employer's right to summon a seconded employer back to his home country, the Fair Work Commission has ruled in rejecting his unfair dismissal application.
Employers can avoid costly refusals to their sponsorship applications by taking some simple steps, a migration expert says. Also in this article: the debate about underpayments and IR reforms heats up; top payroll errors; HR tech priorities; and more.
Since last year's sponsorship changes, the rate of visa refusals has been increasing, and at significant cost to nominating organisations. Watch this short webcast for tips on minimising the financial risks of recruiting overseas talent.
The Fair Work Commission has rebuked an employer for failing to adequately manage sponsored workers, finding it unfairly dismissed an employee for the "trifling" offence of exceeding her permitted working hours.