The Covid Conundrum

The Covid Conundrum

Is it feasible, or even possible, for an Australian business to insist on a No Jab – No Job policy in their workplaces? Qantas recently became the second major Aussie business to announce that they were implementing a policy for all frontline workers must be fully...

WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE?

WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE?

The Answer Is Not as Simple as You May Think. First let’s address the legal definition of sexual harassment, in this case with thanks to the Australian Human Rights Commission. “Sexual harassment is an unwelcome sexual advance, unwelcome request for sexual favours or...

WHEN EMPLOYMENT ENDS…

WHEN EMPLOYMENT ENDS…

The parting of the ways The reasons that an employee leaves a business can be many and varied and, in the majority of cases, it can be a happy time for all concerned, even if it maybe coloured a little by the sadness of losing a quality and long-serving staff member....

FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN FOCUSES ON CLEANING UP

FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN FOCUSES ON CLEANING UP

Recent Cases Have Highlighted some Worrying Trends  FWO Focus for 2021/22 The Fair Work Ombudsman spoke recently about turning their focus for the coming financial year on contract cleaning businesses after a recent spate of cases in the industry.The Fair Work...

Jobkeeper 2.0: What you need to know

Jobkeeper 2.0: What you need to know

Need help making sense of Jobkeeper?  Find out how Assurance HR can help.  Call 1800 577 515 As a business owner you’re probably aware that the Jobkeeper scheme finishes in a couple of days (Monday, September 28th) and Jobkeeper 2.0 will begin in its place for...

Carer’s leave

Carer’s leave

Dealing with employees and carer’s leave can be tricky. At times it’s a simple situation, “my kid has a cold and can’t go to school, can I take the day off?” and other times things are a lot more personal, complicated, and emotionally laden. It’s important to be aware...

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