CCIQ welcomes the announcement today of the Federal Opposition's workplace relations policy, and in particular the special emphasis placed on small businesses.
The drastic drop in workers’ compensation premiums in NSW puts Queensland at immediate risk of losing a competitive edge, says the Queensland Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ).
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ)has urged the Federal Government to rein back on making more changes to the 457 visa program.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) welcomes the announcement by the Queensland Attorney-General to change the definition of ‘worker’ under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act (2003).
With the Finance and Administration Committee’s reporting date fast approaching, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) urges the Committee not to lose sight of the big picture when it comes to reforming the State’s workers’ compensation laws.
CCIQ is pleased to announce the launch of the CCIQ Workplace Relations Blueprint with the Hon Jarrod Bleijie, Queensland’s Attorney-General, in front of a gathering of small and medium business owners and managers in Brisbane tonight.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has today urged the Fair Work Commission’s Minimum Wage Panel (the Panel) to implement a modest increase to the national minimum wage (NMW).
It will become increasingly difficult for employers to take on an apprentice or trainee if the variations sought by union groups to a raft of modern awards are implemented.
CCIQ encourages small businesses across Queensland to participate in a survey about the impact of the national workplace health and safety laws.
Amid concerns over the significant impact of 457 skilled migration program changes announced over the weekend, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland has called on the Federal Minister and Unions to present any evidence they have of businesses rorting the system before introducing further red tape for small and medium businesses.