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...
The Employer’s Guide To Managing An Underpayment Of Wages Claim

The Employer’s Guide To Managing An Underpayment Of Wages Claim

It is the duty of the employer to avoid an underpayment of wages claim and ensure that their employees are being paid the correct amount in accordance with the modern award system. Common examples of underpayment In order to avoid or quickly react to underpayments, it...
13 Tips For Effective Workplace Investigations

13 Tips For Effective Workplace Investigations

Employers have a duty to investigate any alleged misconduct by their employees. However, undertaking a workplace investigation can be a difficult process for employers, with many legal obligations and duties to fulfil. A poorly conducted investigation may expose the...
FAQs: How to Handle An Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

FAQs: How to Handle An Employee Sexual Harassment Complaint

Given the shocking prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, it is essential that employers are aware of how to manage a sexual harassment complaint. Indeed, in 2018 a national survey on sexual harassment found that 23% of women and 16% of men in the...
Increasing Minimum Wages: Getting it Right

Increasing Minimum Wages: Getting it Right

Over 20% of the Australian workforce is set to receive a pay rise after the Fair Work Commission raised the national minimum wages by 3 percent. This will take the minimum hourly rate under the national minimum wage from $18.93 per hour to $19.49 per hour, amounting...