Staff training and your remuneration obligations

Investing in your staff with regular training helps to keep everyone on the same page and plays a key role in fostering a positive workplace culture. But when it comes to remunerating your team, is training time, paid work time?

Our resident HR expert, Lisa has the answer.

“The truth is, if the training is compulsory then it is work and employees are entitled to be paid for the time they are required to be there.

If you request your staff attend training and do not pay them for their time, that’s unlawful.”

Need some HR help? Contact Lisa on (07) 4638 3599 or fill in our online form for a free, one-hour, no-obligation HR business consultation.