WORKPLACE RELATIONS NEWS – AUGUST 2023

Upcoming Workplace Law Changes affecting you Read the below Fair Work Ombudsman summary information for key dates to make sure you are ready – for your attention. Please note that this is not a complete list of upcoming workplace law changes.  There may be other changes affecting Employers and Employees during this time not covered here. […]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS NEWS – JULY 2023

A NEW DEFINITION OF CASUAL EMPLOYMENT IS COMING SOON Employment Minister Tony Burke this week revealed some details of a new pathway for Casual Workers to seek Permanency.  He said that the Labor Government is ready to ‘close the loophole that leaves people stuck as Casuals when they actually work permanent regular hours’ and to […]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS NEWS – JUNE 2023

5.75% NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has, this morning, handed down their decision that the national minimum wage will be increased by 5.75%. The increases will take effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2023.   Example: Simply put – the first full pay period, is […]

WORKPLACE RELATIONS NEWS – APRIL 2023

CHANGE TO PUBLIC HOLIDAY RULES A recent decision handed down by the full Federal Court on BHP has clarified what a business needs to do in order to make a compliant request to employees to work on a public holiday. Employers must ask employees if they want to work a public holiday and cannot just […]