Casual vs Part-time employees: what’s the difference?

Casual vs Part-time employees: what’s the difference?

The difference between full-time, part-time and casual work is sometimes confusing. While it can be difficult to choose which employment-type is best for both your business and your employees, appropriately classifying your employees is vital. If you don’t classify...
Can an employer reduce salaries?

Can an employer reduce salaries?

Ever wondered if you, as an employer, can lawfully reduce an employee’s salary? It’s not an uncommon question. But lowering wages has its risks, including breach of contract claims, unfair dismissal claims, and potential breaches of minimum entitlements. Given the...
Tattoos in the workplace: attitudes vs the law

Tattoos in the workplace: attitudes vs the law

According to recent studies, 43% of Australian’s have at least one tattoo. Tattoos represent a legitimate form of art for many people or are tied to an individual’s ethnic or religious background. Despite wider social acceptance, visible tattoos in the workplace are...