25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Banking, Finance and Insurance Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Children's Services Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Pharmacy Industry Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Road Transport and Distribution Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Storage Services and Wholesale Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Services and Retail Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Hospitality Industry (General) Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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25/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

This article provides a link to the wage increase applicable under the Nurses Award, operative from the first full pay period commencing 1 July 2018

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President Iain Ross of the Fair Work Commission
01/06/2018Wage Rates, Awards

The Fair Work Commission' Expert Panel for wage reviews has today (Friday, 1 June 2018) handed down its latest Annual Wage Review decision, awarding an increase of 3.5% to workers whose wages are set by awards and the Federal Minimum Wage. The Panel's decision cited the following factors in...

17/05/2018

Businesses use a number of different strategies to ensure they meet targets and stick to deadlines, including the use of KPIs – Key Performance Indicators. And while the size and scope of these guidelines may change from one company to the next, the more effective ones are usually underpinned by a strong performance review policy.

16/05/2018Franchising, Legislation

Our General Manager, David Price, recently attended the Franchise Forum conducted by franchise and employment law experts HWL Ebsworth. David provided this summary of the take-aways from the forum relating to the new Vulnerable Worker laws introduced late last year - capture.jpg There has been no...

15/05/2018Wage Rates, Awards

If the answer is yes – Great! If you are asking yourself ‘what wage schedules?’ – we are sure you will find this information very useful. Each year, ER Strategies develops wage rate schedules for many awards relevant to your business, to assist you in making sure you pay your employees correctly...

11/05/2018Leave

Unpaid parental leave is an entitlement provided by the National Employment Standards (NES). Employees who have completed at least 12 months of continuous service on a regular and systematic basis with an employer are entitled to 12 months of unpaid parental leave, which can be extended by another...

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08/05/2018HR Infrastructure, Discrimination/EEO, Legislation

If so... You may be required to submit a report to the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) by 31 May 2018 , as required by the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. You will be required to submit a report if: For six months in the reporting period 1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018, you had 100 or more...

11/04/2018Wage Rates

Background – Major Impactors on Wages Growth The Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe, in a revealing speech to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics into the Reserve Bank’s 2017 Annual Report , testified as to some of the reasons behind subdued wage increases, including, “…the...

10/04/2018Legislation

The Fair Work Commission has recently handed down its decision to introduce 5 days unpaid domestic violence leave in to modern awards. The provisions are to be inserted into almost all of the modernised awards, with two Road Transport awards, and the Australian Government Industry Award, exempted...

14/03/2018Awards

Our friends at the National Retail Association (NRA) recently commenced an article series about modern award coverage. Part 1 took you through how to help work out which modern awards apply in your business, and Part 2 helps businesses in the Food Services Sector understand the questions that need...

14/03/2018Awards

Our friends at the National Retail Association (NRA) recently commenced an article series about modern award coverage. Part 1 took you through how to help work out which modern awards apply in your business, and Part 2 helped businesses in the Food Services Sector understand the questions that need...

09/03/2018Franchising, Employee Issues, Awards

FWO Frustrated Recent press commentary from the FWO regarding the results of a compliance activity program it carried out on a number of Caltex fuel outlets, has shown the FWO's frustration in getting assistance from franchisor Caltex to redress the problem. Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said...

12/02/2018

Single Touch Payroll is a reporting change for employers. Single Touch Payroll reporting means that employers will report payments such as salaries and wages, Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) withholding and super information to the ATO directly from their payroll solution, at the same time they pay their...

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