The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has discussed the significance of the Fair Work Commission decision on penalty rates on ABC Radio Brisbane on Monday. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) says the Fair Work Commission has adopted a common sense and practical approach to penalty rates for the retail and hospitality sectors. Read more.
The Fair Work Act 2009 requires the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel to conduct and complete a review of the national minimum wage and minimum wages in modern awards in each financial year. Read more.
Despite simplifying more than 500 state-based awards into a national set of 122 Modern Awards a few years ago, getting payments right is still a headache. In certain industries – think shift-workers and casual hospitality staff – it’s even tougher for employers to avoid pay mistakes. Read more.
An investigation has discovered that franchisee outlets of Red Rooster Foods Pty Ltd have underpaid staff, both past and present, nearly $650,000 between 2011 and 2012. The underpayment affected nearly half of the 7000 strong workforce. Read more.