The decision in the Federal Court regarding a casual worker’s entitlement to paid leave coupled with the recent Fair Work Commission decision allowing casual employees with 12 months of service to request full-time or part-time status illustrates the complexity of classifying employees correctly. Now, more than ever, employers must be rigorous in understanding their employment […]
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With the passing of the large mining-related falls in business investment, the focus now turns to how much of an investment recovery will occur.
Weld Australia calls upon Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull not to decrease company tax rates for major multi-national companies that send—what should be—Australian jobs offshore. This comes in the wake of BHP’s award of more than 20,000 tonnes of structural steel work for its $4.7 billion South Flank project to an offshore manufacturer.
A peak employer group is urging both major parties in Queensland to stop running scared from daylight saving as businesses face another summer season of high costs and disruption.
More than 1 million Australians changed employers or the business they ran in the 12 months to February 2018, according to statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
A broad array of Australia’s energy stakeholders called on the COAG Energy Council to approve the Energy Security Board’s framework for the National Energy Guarantee and commence changes to the National Electricity Law, even as debate continues on the appropriate emissions reduction targets for the electricity sector.
“With Australia hitting the 25 million population mark it is a good time to consider both the benefits of our population growth and whether we are planning properly for the future,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said.
The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) supports the National Energy Guarantee (NEG)—it will deliver more reliable, affordable power to Australian industry and consumers, while meeting Australia’s national emissions targets.
Representatives of Australia’s biggest employers, small businesses, the energy industry and the agricultural sector urge federal, state and territory leaders to put aside politics and ideology and support the implementation of the National Energy Guarantee.