The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has discussed the significance of the Fair Work Commission decision on penalty rates on ABC Radio Brisbane on Monday. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the Fair Work Commission has adopted a common sense and practical approach to penalty rates for the retail and hospitality sectors. Read more.
The Fair Work Act 2009 requires the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel to conduct and complete a review of the national minimum wage and minimum wages in modern awards in each financial year. Read more.
Despite simplifying more than 500 state-based awards into a national set of 122 Modern Awards a few years ago, getting payments right is still a headache. In certain industries – think shift-workers and casual hospitality staff – it’s even tougher for employers to avoid pay mistakes. Read more.
As an employer, one of your main obligations is to ensure Modern Awards are applied correctly throughout the workplace. Failure to do so could lead to you and your business being investigated and potentially fined. Read more.