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New Casual Employment Information Statement

Do you employ casuals? Do you know about the new Casual Employment Information Statement? We have put together some information to help you understand your obligations. What is the new Casual Employment Information Statement (CEIS)? The Fair Work Ombudsman have produced a new CEIS which employers must provide to casual employees. This includes current (engaged […]

Free Unfair Dismissal Employer Resource

Let’s talk about unfair dismissal claims. Firstly, have you ever responded to an unfair dismissal claim? Secondly, would you know what to do and where to start? The Fair Work Commission has a free resource called the Unfair Dismissals Benchbook. The terrific resource can assist business owners and HR Practitioners across SMEs through to large, […]

Can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination?

With the COVID-19 vaccination rolling out across Australia, many employers are asking, “can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination?” To help you understand your rights and obligations as an Australian employer, we have put together some information. Firstly, can I require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccination? In line with advice from the […]

How do I calculate leave accrual for part-time employees?

We often get asked, “how do I calculate leave accrual for part-time employees?” If you find this confusing, you’re not alone. To help you get it right, we have put together a simple formula for you to follow.   How to calculate leave accrual for part-time employees Firstly, divide the number of hours worked for […]

When can an employee use sick leave?

Let’s talk about sick leave. When can an employee use sick leave? Is it only for instances where they are sick or have an injury? Or can an employee also use it for pre-arranged appointments? Appointments such as elective surgeries and medical consultations? Here is what you need to know. An employee can use sick leave […]