Minimum Engagement Periods

Minimum Engagement Periods

In the Media Minimum engagement periods (not be confused with minimum employment periods which relate to unfair dismissal), are the periods defined to be the minimum amount of time an employee can work per shift and are found in most modern awards and enterprise agreements. What...
What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

What is Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

In the Media Every business is considered responsible for bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment, that occurs within the workplace. To protect your employees and business, employers need to know their obligations when it comes to raising awareness, preventing and...
How to Calculate Termination Pay

How to Calculate Termination Pay

In the Media Ending an employment relationship can be a very challenging time for both workers and business owners alike. This is especially so when it involves a termination, which is often the result of a long and drawn out process requiring detailed meetings and meticulous...
What is workplace discrimination?

What is workplace discrimination?

In the Media Workplace discrimination laws are set out in the Fair Work Act 2009, along with federal, state and territory anti-discrimination legislation. Under the Fair Work Act 2009 workplace discrimination occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee or...