ER Updates

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20th December 2018

A special thank you to each every one of you that I have worked with over the past year. I trust the advice has been timely and assisted to make your business a better and more successful place to work. I look forward to catching up with each and every one of you in 2019. Maguire Consulting will be…

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The Essence of Casualness

18th September 2018

Casual employment is a convenient and flexible form of employment, or so we thought. A recent Federal court decision awarding annual leave to a supposedly casual Queensland ‘fly in, fly out’ worker underlies the difficulty for employers deciding when, where and how casual employment can…

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Family and Domestic Violence Leave

30th July 2018

A new modern award entitlement to Family and Domestic Violence Leave commences 1 August 2018. An award covered employee will be entitled to 5 days’ unpaid leave each year to deal with family and domestic violence, where it is impractical for the employee to attend to the things that they need to…

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Annual Wage Review Decision 2018

1st June 2018

The Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review Panel announced today the decision to increase the National Minimum Wages and all Modern Award wages by 3.5 per cent commencing 1 July 2018. In addition to the across the board increases to all award wages, the decision delivered today means: National…

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