The Fair Work Ombudsman is a government agency created by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) which is responsible for ensuring that employers, businesses, business owners comply with their employment … [Read more...] about What does the Fair Work Ombudsman do?
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We’re all in uncharted waters, but it’s now clear that small and medium sized businesses will be greatly affected. We have been fielding calls from clients with issues arising from the virus and how … [Read more...] about Coronavirus/COVID-19 and employers
This blog post relates to long services leave laws in Victoria when no specific industry long service leave award applies. If you would like to discuss long service leave laws relevant to another … [Read more...] about Casual employment, parental leave and long service leave entitlements – when is continuity of service broken?
We have seen a surprising number of clients lately coming to speak with us about issues related to unpaid super. In some cases, the recipient is an independent contractor. However, superannuation … [Read more...] about Are you and your business at risk of penalties from the ATO for unpaid super?
Under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), permanent employees (this means full time or part time but not casual employees) have an entitlement to 10 days of paid personal or carer’s leave in each … [Read more...] about Can I take paid personal/carer’s leave when my pet is sick?