With the Federal Election just around the corner, the major parties have proposed variations in the way they will implement IR changes. Read more.
CCIQ’s Employer Assistance team is regularly called on to explain for small business owners what is casual employment. Read more.
The Fair Work Act 2009 requires the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel to conduct and complete a review of the national minimum wage and minimum wages in modern awards in each financial year. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the decision to increase the National Minimum Wage (NMW) by 2.4 per cent is higher than anticipated. Read more.
Who was most at fault? The airport worker who drove a tow-tug on a public road to get lunch, or a maintenance operator who did not put an oil cap back on properly and jeopardised the lives of 300 jet passengers? Read more.
The camera never lies ….or does it? Read more.
Given the current role social media plays in both an individual’s and a business’ life, the line between employee conduct at work and home is increasingly being blurred. Read more.
What do the recent changes to the Fair Work Act mean for you and your business? Read more.
Banning smoking at work, near work, in public spaces, and elsewhere has caused equal measures of healthy satisfaction and outrage. Even rooftop protests in prisons, including Townsville last week. Read more.
Nasty comments in the workplace based on religion or culture are no longer acceptable – but the Fair Work Commission has also warned employers about following the right dismissal procedures. Read more.
A train driver who left a colleague behind after she got off the train to “have a pee” has won his job back following a successful unfair dismissal claim. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has called for greater flexibility on penalty rates in the retail sector. Read more.