Baiada Group serves as warning

FWO warns businesses to monitor worker obligations within their supply chain and networkNatalie James, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO),...

FWO warns businesses to monitor worker obligations within their supply chain and networkNatalie James, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), has encouraged businesses to use Baiada Group, Australia’s second largest poultry processor and supplier of Lilydale and Steggles, as an example and to get ahead of any compliance issues in...

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Roster Coster reduces the headache of rostering


Today, the National Retail Association (NRA) and Australian technology provider Rision Ltd launched Roster Coster - a free tool...

Today, the National Retail Association (NRA) and Australian technology provider Rision Ltd launched Roster Coster - a free tool to enable NRA members and other retailers and fast food businesses to build and cost award compliant rosters.Rision CEO Kate Cornick said: “At Rision we understand that rostering is complex....

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Jobs for cash…Is it legal?

As an employer there is a lot of grey area when paying employees and whether paying in cash is...

As an employer there is a lot of grey area when paying employees and whether paying in cash is legal. Surprisingly too many, employers who pay employees wages through cash is actually a legal practice in Australia, however, there are requirements that must be met. The term ‘cash-in-hand’ is...

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7- Eleven, wages and the Franchise Code: The story so far

A recent decision in the Federal Circuit Court is one of the latest episodes in the ongoing 7-Eleven wages...

A recent decision in the Federal Circuit Court is one of the latest episodes in the ongoing 7-Eleven wages saga. Federal Circuit Court Judge, Michael Jarrett, saw fit to impose the largest penalty ever ordered for an action brought by the Fair Work Ombudsman on the operator of 7-Eleven...

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