IRHR 15/13_A Fair Work Information Statement All employers are required to give every new employee a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after they start their new job.  The statement provides new employees with information about their conditions of employment: The National Employment Standards Right to request flexible […]

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QA 15/07_A Minimising the risk of microbial contamination of fresh produce There are many microorganisms (microbes) in the environment – some are harmless, some are beneficial, and others cause food spoilage and breakdown.  However, there are a small number of microbes that have the potential to cause food poisoning.  These microbes are referred to as […]

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IRHR 15/12 B When you can avoid redundancy pay – and when you can’t… Redundancy is a difficult time for both businesses and employees, and then you have to ensure you have followed a fair and effective process for selecting the employees to retrench. Once you have chosen those employees and you get to the […]

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IRHR 15/12 A Frequently Asked Questions – Leave Entitlements Below are a few frequently asked questions regarding ‘leave entitlements’ and the answers: How much annual leave can be carried over from one year to the next? There is no limit to how much leave is carried over from one year to the next.  It is […]

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WHS 15/06 A The ongoing costs associated with a workplace accident There are many different costs involved if an employee is injured in the workplace – beyond the increased workcover costs associated with an injury and time off work.  What if your business ends up with a negligence claim against you?  The costs can spiral […]

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