Why Employers Need A Code Of Conduct – A Case Study

Why Employers Need A Code Of Conduct – A Case Study

Here is an example of a ruling that makes clear that employees who make personal or anonymous social media posts which conflict with the obligations or values set out in their workplace code of conduct may be dismissed as a result. On the 7 August the High Court...
Attracting Older Workers

Attracting Older Workers

Some time ago, the Victorian State Services Authority anticipated the ageing of the workforce. Analysis and suggestions toward older workers were originally aimed at the State Public Service, but have proved to be valid for older workers in other workplaces as well....
Minimum Wage Increase In Modern Awards

Minimum Wage Increase In Modern Awards

In May this year the Fair Work Commission held its annual review of wages, in which it was decided on a minimum wage increase of 3%. Whilst you likely heard that the increase would apply to the National Minimum Wage, most workers actually have their minimum rate of...
5 Things You Should Know About Australian Employment Laws

5 Things You Should Know About Australian Employment Laws

To avoid penalties, overseas employers need to be aware of the requirements set by Australian employment laws before hiring staff within Australia to. 1. Foreign corporations doing business in Australia must be registered Generally, companies which are registered...
Do You Work Under The Banking And Finance Award?

Do You Work Under The Banking And Finance Award?

Get help understanding the banking and finance award system, how the high income threshold can affect you, and whether a redundancy is legitimate. Are you covered by an award? Modern awards have been imposed by the Fair Work Commission and are present to ensure an...
What To Look For In Your Executive Employment Contract

What To Look For In Your Executive Employment Contract

A guide to help executives with negotiating an executive employment contract, managing workplace changes, understanding restrictive covenants and responding to complaints. Negotiating an executive employment contract Many employment contracts are standard-form...