News 14 Nov 2023 Removing an employee from a WhatsApp group was a dismissal Technology has shaped the way we work, and some employers even use social media platforms as a rostering and communication tool.
News 14 Nov 2023 Employee dismissed for having ‘no pleasant personality’ and ‘no patience’ wins the right to making a general protections claim The Fair Work Commission has found a worker did not agree to end her employment and therefore was entitled to make a general protections claim.
News 17 Oct 2023 Taking annual leave in advance When employees do not have enough annual leave to cover the entire period, an option may be for the employee to take annual leave in advance.
News 17 Oct 2023 Christmas Shutdowns The Fair Work Commission (FWC) have a suggested notice to distribute to staff, if your business intends to shut down over the festive season.
News 26 Sep 2023 Understanding overtime pay Overtime is a topic that every business (and almost every employee) will need to deal with from time to time. But what exactly is overtime, and what are the rules around it?
News 13 Sep 2023 What businesses need to know about the new ‘positive duty’ guidelines The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) recently published its new guidelines to help eliminate sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
News 13 Sep 2023 The Government’s new ‘Closing Loopholes Bill’ The Federal Government has proposed changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Our article provides a summary of what the proposed changes are and what they mean for businesses and workers.
News 22 Aug 2023 When does your marketing become spam? And why does it matter? Marketing emails and text messages are an affordable and effective way of spreading word of your business and your products. But if done incorrectly, it can become very costly.