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Can you put a cap on carer

Can you put a cap on carer's leave?

22 January 2020

Can we place a cap on the accrual and taking of personal/carer’s leave?

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All hell breaks loose... when holiday plan goes awry

All hell breaks loose... when holiday plan goes awry

22 January 2020

When a dispute over annual leave escalates into an unfair dismissal claim.

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Out in the cold: why can

Out in the cold: why can't we warm to mature workers

20 January 2020

According to a report, mature age workers feel excluded from the workforce.

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Backdated pay rise: what about ex-employees?

Backdated pay rise: what about ex-employees?

15 January 2020

Are former employees entitled to back-pay?

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'She looks disgusting': pregnant waitress sent home

15 January 2020

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $44,800 in penalties against Jewel Bay.

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​Should workplaces ban mobile phones?

​Should workplaces ban mobile phones?

11 December 2019

What should employers do about personal mobiles when employees are working?

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Compassionate leave: can we deduct from personal leave?

Compassionate leave: can we deduct from personal leave?

04 December 2019

Or is compassionate leave a separate entitlement under NES?

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​How do you performance manage someone with anxiety?

​How do you performance manage someone with anxiety?

28 November 2019

How should our HR manager handle this situation?

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Sacked:

Sacked: 'I hope your night on the piss was worth losing...

18 November 2019

Victory for an apprentice who refused to work on a Sunday.

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Christmas shutdown: can you work for someone else?

Christmas shutdown: can you work for someone else?

18 November 2019

Can an employee work for another company during our shutdown over Christmas?

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Can you work through your lunch break?

Can you work through your lunch break?

18 November 2019

Can a part-time employee opt to work a six-hour shift without a break?

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Can you ban smoking at work?

Can you ban smoking at work?

18 November 2019

Should you provide a designated smoking area for smokers in your workforce?

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