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Small business groups call for ‘critical’ workplace law reform

Employsure and the Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA) have announced a new partnership to advocate two key areas of workplace reform. Ed Mallett, founder and Managing Director of Employsure, in partnership with CEO of SBAA Anne Nalder are joining forces to propose the need for the simplification of Australia’s …

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How small businesses should plan for Australia Day

Employsure Senior Employment Relations Adviser Jonathan Wilson offers some pointers for small businesses as Australia Day approaches. Mr Wilson says the biggest issue they face on public holidays is “balancing competing priorities”. He identifies these as cashflow, customer expectations and managing staff, among others. “For small business owners, public holidays …

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Retailers slam Christmas penalty rates hike

The National Retail Association (NRA) has slammed the decision to raise penalty rates just before Christmas. The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled that penalty rates will rise by 25 per cent for 350,000 casual retail employees who work on Saturday and after 6pm on weekdays. The ruling will come …

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Victims of domestic violence can now claim annual leave

People suffering domestic violence will now be entitled to five days’ unpaid annual leave each year to help them cope. The Modern Awards will be varied to allow employees access to these five days from August 1, 2018. Senior Employment Adviser Nicholas Hackenberg from workplace specialist firm Employsure said, “This …

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