Melbourne Cup Day Survival Guide

Melbourne Cup Day Survival Guide

News Come one, come all to the race that stops the nation – but don’t let it stop the working day! Melbourne Cup fever is in the air and with race day nearly upon us, there a few things you can do to ensure that your employees have a fun and productive working day. Have...
Can an employer change a job description?

Can an employer change a job description?

News Job descriptions are created so employees know what’s expected of them in their role. Job descriptions are normally made up of a list of tasks that an employee will need to perform during the course of his or her employment. A job description may also include key...
Can an employer reduce salaries?

Can an employer reduce salaries?

News 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

In the Media 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...