Casual workers who work regular hours for over 12 months may finally win right to request permanent status.
According to a recent study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Labour Force Estimates for May 2017 showed that out of a total workforce of 12.2M people, 2.53M of those are on a casual contract – and their rights to gain permanent status are now in the process of being amended. Continue Reading
We live in an era where technology is developing at a pace like never before. Social media is now considered a daily activity for many people, bringing with it a range of benefits and dilemmas along the way; so how do we control cyber bullying issues in the workplace?
As part of the 2017 Annual Wage Review, the Fair Work Commission has announced that the National Mimimum Wage will increase to $694.90 per week or $18.29 per hour effective from 1 July 2017.
The increase is only applicable to employees that get their pay rates from the national minimum wage, a modern award or applicable registered agreements. Continue Reading