Employment contracts & conditions (144 items)

Rossato ruling limits workforce flexibility at crucial moment

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Impacts of the Rossato v WorkPac case are likely to include both a loss of flexibility for employers if more casuals convert to permanency, and also a rise in the irregularity and unpredictability of work for those who don't, experts say. » more »



Key HR considerations prior to returning to workplaces

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With the Federal Government urging a return to business as usual by July, employers have to consider some important questions about how they'll approach the transition, a workplace lawyer says. » more »


Webcast: Annualised wage arrangements

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Modern award amendments affecting annualised salaries are among the biggest changes to impact HR in recent years. This webcast will help you understand how the new modern award clauses are intended to operate; record-keeping and wage conciliation obligations; alternatives to the modern award provisions; and more. » more »





Appeal to clarify personal leave; Aggressive worker's dismissal stands; and more

A decision on employees' personal leave accruals, described as one of the most contentious cases of 2019, is on its way to the High Court. Also in this article: an aggressive employee's dismissal ruling will stand; top HR priorities for 2020; and much more. » more »



Overtime breach costs employer $2.3m; Empowering bystander action; and more

A large employer will back-pay workers more than $2.3 million plus make a "contrition payment" after failing to pay appropriate overtime. Also in this article, a project to increase 'bystander interventions' reports early success; more CEOs are being appointed externally; and more. » more »