ER ALERTS January 2020

Annualised salary changes to Modern Awards

In 2019, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) released a decision that confirmed a substantial change would affect 23 of the Modern Awards in respect of full-time employees paid by way of an annualised wage.

Discrimination in the workplace - pregnancy

There is a expectation in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Act) that employers treat all employees fairly and lawfully.

Mistakes to avoid when hiring staff

We know that hiring is by no means an easy task, but while you are on the hunt for the ideal employee, there are certain errors you can avoid making.

Using the ERMS to terminate for misconduct

The ERMS can help you ensure procedural fairness when faced with the challenge of having to terminate an employee for misconduct.