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  • Aug 18
    Employers face extra costs, excessive admin under proposed changes to long service leave

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    The proposed new Long Service Leave Bill 2017 will disadvantage employers and create a significant administration burden for businesses, according to the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The Victorian Chamber is calling for Parliament to amend parts of this Bill because the changes will...
  • Aug 18
    From the Chief Executive - 18 August 2017

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    This week, Melbourne was once again crowned the World’s most liveable city, taking out the top position for a record seventh time. For Victorians, this will come as no surprise, and is a confirmation of our reputation as a great place to live, work and do business. Of course no city is...
  • Aug 17
    Leverage country-of-origin branding to help drive sales

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    Leverage country-of-origin branding to help drive sales Consumers, business and government bodies have a preference for buying Australian Made products, so it makes sense to market your products as ‘genuinely Aussie’. Find out how your business can capitalise on country-of-origin...
  • Aug 16
    Important survey – Union proposed new right for employees to determine their hours of work

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    The Fair Work Commission is currently considering an ACTU claim to include new provisions in virtually all modern awards that would give some employees with parenting and/or caring responsibilities a right to determine their days of work and starting/finishing times.
  • Aug 16
    Right of entry permits prevail over legislative confusion: A win for employers

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    In a win for employers, the Full Federal Court of Australia confirm a CFMEU official called to a construction site to help a Health and Safety Representative (“HSR”) required a right to entry permit pursuant to federal law. 

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