Opinion

June 24,2013

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Important changes to employment rights from 1 July 2013

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From 1 July 2013, important changes will occur and it’s critical that all employers understand these changes. 1)         INCREASED MINIMUM WAGE The minimum wage will increase by 2.6%. The weekly minimum wage will rise by $15.80 to $622.20 per week and the minimum hourly rate will increase to $16.37.  The weekly and hourly amounts are (Read More…)

May 10,2013

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Liberal workplace relations policy announced: Fair Work Act to be retained.

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The Liberal party’s much anticipated workplace relations policy was announced on 9 May 2013.  The key points include: 1)    the Fair Work Act will be retained 2)    Changes to the Fair Work Act will be limited in the first term of the Coalition’s government 3)    New laws will be introduced to limit union right of (Read More…)