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Position Vacant – Machine Setter/Operator

Position Vacant – Machine Setter/Operator

  • •  Full-time Permanent Position – 38 hrs p/w
  • •  $55,000 p.a + Super
  • •  Located at Yatala

My client is a small manufacturing business located on the northern tip of the Gold Coast. The Company prides themselves in being innovators and leaders in the manufacture of safe cleaning and conditioning products. Continue Reading

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Casual ‘Wrongfully Denied’ Permanent Employment – Landmark Case

Casual ‘Wrongfully Denied’ Permanent Employment – Landmark Case

Toll Transport makes headlines after first court ruling since casual workers won the right to request permanent employment earlier this year.

Following the Fair Work Commissions ruling to give casual workers the option to request permanent status, we now see the first court ruling setting precedence in what employers could face should they choose to wrongfully refuse a casual conversion. Continue Reading

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Recent Fair Work Act Amendments:  What Employers Need to Know

Recent Fair Work Act Amendments: What Employers Need to Know

Employers and Franchisors should become familiar with the revised workplace laws to ensure they do not breach any of the newly enforced provisions to the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017

So, let’s take a look at the changes..

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Position Vacant – WHS & QA Coordinator

Position Vacant – WHS & QA Coordinator

Great Opportunity!

Permanent part-time role on the northern tip of the gold coast. Approx. 25 hours per week. $75K + Super (pro-rata).

For more information view our Seek Ad here

Applications closing 24 August 2017.

 

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Could a Robot do your job?

Could a Robot do your job?

For anyone who missed last nights episode of The AI Race on the ABC, below is a link to the website that contains an online interactive tool that allows all Australians to find out how much of their job could be done by Artificial Intelligence in the not too distant future.

The program revealed that every Australian job will eventually be impacted by change as AI continues to evolve.

We urge you to take a look… click here

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Regulation of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland

Regulation of the Labour Hire Industry in Queensland

Important information for companies using Labour Hire firms.

Following ongoing and serious allegations raised regarding the exploitation of workers under labour hire arrangements, the Queensland Government is taking steps to ensure more will be done to protect vulnerable workers. Continue Reading

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FWC Ruling to Allow Casual Workers to Request Permanent Employment

FWC Ruling to Allow Casual Workers to Request Permanent Employment

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

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Cyber Bullying: Ways to Manage Social Media’s Impact in the Workplace

Cyber Bullying: Ways to Manage Social Media’s Impact in the Workplace

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?

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Position Vacant – Admin & Accounts Officer

Position Vacant – Admin & Accounts Officer

Great Opportunity!

Permanent part-time role on the northern tip of the gold coast. Approx. 25 hours per week.

For more information view our Seek Ad here

Applications closing 14 June 2017.

 

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National Minimum Wage to increase by 3.3%

National Minimum Wage to increase by 3.3%

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

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