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Casual Conversion Provisions australian capital territory casual conversion contracts employee rights fair work hr 101 hr compliance internal hr minimum entitlements new south wales northern territory permanent employee queensland south australia tasmania victoria western australia Sep 15, 2023

As a casual employee, you are accepting an offer of employment on the basis that there is no commitment to ongoing work with an agreed pattern of work. However, there is good news for those casual employees looking for permanent work!

 

So long as an employee has been working regular and...

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Quick Recap: Annualised Salaries & Flat Rates australian capital territory contracts employee rights employii news fair work hours of work hr 101 hr compliance leave and entitlements minimum entitlements minimum wages modern awards new south wales northern territory queensland south australia tasmania victoria western australia Sep 15, 2023

Annualised salaries and flat rates require more than just picking a number that seems higher than the Award. It requires a logical assessment and ongoing auditing in order to prevent an underpayment.

What are they?

Annualised salaries are, for example, when an employer pays an employee a total...

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Employment Buddy Program: Ethen coaching collaboration employee buddy program employii news partnerships Sep 12, 2023

Last month, we were thrilled to welcome Ethen, who joined us as part of Rise Network's Employment Buddy Program. Ethen supported an upcoming project to do with online digital programs. Thank you for your help; we can't wait to see this go live!
 
If your company is keen to support...

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Welcome Hollie - Our newest HR Consultant! employii news Sep 12, 2023

This month, we welcomed Hollie, our newest HR Consultant, to the Employii team. 

Hollie brings a background in generalist HR, employee experience, and learning and development. She has experience across various industries, including healthcare, fitness, mining, and hospitality. Hollie is...

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Upcoming Changes: Professional Employees Award 2020 Jul 17, 2023

Earlier this year, the Fair Work Commission announced that it would be implementing a variety of changes to the Professional Employees Award 2020. These changes will be introduced on 16 September 2023.

If you're an Employer, it's important to keep up to date with these changes. After all, it is...

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Workplace Equality: Closing the Gender Pay Gap anti-discrimination australian capital territory employee rights employee wellbeing employii news gender equality hr compliance new south wales northern territory pay gap policies and procedures protected attributes queensland safe workspaces tasmania victoria western australia Jul 14, 2023

Earlier this year, Parliament passed the Workplace Gender Equality Amendment (Closing the Gender Pay Gap) Bill on 30 March 2023. 

These legislative reforms have been a major step forward in accelerating employer action to help close the gender pay gap.

 

So the bill has been passed,...

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Quick Recap: Limitations on Job Ads australian capital territory employee rights employii news hiring hr compliance job advertisements minimum entitlements minimum wages new south wales northern territory pay clauses recruitment salary south australia tasmania victoria western australia Jul 14, 2023

Thanks to the Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act 2022, it is now unlawful for job advertisements to pay rates that are less than the employee's minimum entitlements. This shouldn't be news to employers, as these changes came into effect on 7 January 2023.

 

Don't forget! 

Minimum wage rates...

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Workers Comp Insurance: Compulsory Legal Requirement australian capital territory employii news fair work legal action new south wales northern territory queensland safe workspaces south australia tasmania victoria western australia workers compensation Jul 14, 2023

In Australia, it's a legal requirement for businesses that engage staff and some contractors to have workers' compensation insurance. In the instance that they don't, harsh penalties apply!

Remember, each State has slightly different Health & Safety Legislation within Aus!

 

I've heard...

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1 July 2023 Essential Updates australian capital territory employee rights employii news fair work hr compliance minimum entitlements minimum wages modern awards new south wales northern territory queensland small business south australia tasmania victoria western australia Jul 03, 2023

You may have seen in Employii's recent newsletter that effective 1 July 2023, a number of significant changes came into place. Specifically:

  • Minimum wages (Fair Work:  5.75% increase. State: will depend on your State)
  • Superannuation increased to 11%
  • Student visa holders may only work...
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