Workplace Christmas parties

Workplace Christmas parties
With the festive season upon us, it is worth remembering that celebrations in the workplace must be managed properly to ensure the well being of all employees. The duty of care as defined within s.21 of the Victorian Occupational Health and ... Read more
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Christmas Close-down

Christmas Close-down
The agreed minimum Christmas closedown for those covered by the terms of the CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018 (the EBA) is from 23 December 2017 until 9 January 2018 inclusive. Under the EBA, employees who have not accrued sufficient pro-rata annual ... Read more
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Incolink contribution increase

Incolink contribution increase
Members whose employees are covered by the terms of Industry EBA 2011-2015 or CFMEU Pattern EBA 2016-2018 are advised that from 1 October, and in accordance with Trust Deed of Incolink Number 1 Fund, the redundancy contribution rate will ... Read more
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Site allowance increase

Site allowance increase
In accordance with Appendix C of Industry EBA 2011-2015, site allowances and project values are to be adjusted by 1.8 per cent (all groups, Melbourne CPI for preceding July to June period) commencing from 1 October 2017. This applies to ... Read more
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Government flags further Heydon reform

Government flags further Heydon reform
On 12 September, the Minister for Employment has flagged changes to worker entitlement fund governance rules by confirming the Government will introduce a Fair Work Amendment (Proper Use of Worker Benefits) Bill 2017 (the Bill). In a press ... Read more
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