Important notice for labour hire businesses

To operate legally in Victoria from 30 October 2019, labour hire businesses must have applied for, or have a labour hire licence following the introduction of the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (the LHL Act). The LHL Act imposes obligations not only on the businesses that provide labour hire services, but also on the [...]

2020-05-12T04:23:41+00:00June 24th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Employment Law|Comments Off on Important notice for labour hire businesses

Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut are now required to pay its workers fast food industry award rates including higher penalties after their union was successful in terminating 30 old enterprise agreements. Most of the agreements were negotiated at least a decade ago and whilst the agreements did not include penalty rates in return for higher pay, the agreements [...]

2020-05-12T04:26:54+00:00February 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees, Employment Law|Comments Off on Paying penalty rates – what we can learn from Pizza Hut

When a CV Gets You Fired: The Consequences of Fraudulently Misrepresenting Skills, Qualifications and Experience

A friend of mine, who spent one summer reupholstering worn movie seats, proudly held the title ‘chairman of the cinema’. Indeed, when it comes to CV building we are all guilty of some degree of puffery or embellishment. The Fair Work Commission is yet to fully thresh the boundary between CV ‘padding’, which is often [...]

2017-11-22T06:46:32+00:00November 21st, 2017|Business Advice, Compliance, employees, Employment Law|430 Comments