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Resolving a workplace dispute with mediation

Has your business been involved in a workplace dispute with an employee? Workplace mediation can be an effective and affordable solution to resolve conflict at work. In fact, statistics show that mediation settles more than 85% of initiated disputes. To help you understand more about how mediation works we have answered some common questions below.   […]

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 […]

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 […]