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NEWS ALERT: MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

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Minimum Wage Rises By 3.5% In Brief: The Minimum Wage Panel has decided to increase the National Minimum Wage and all Modern Award minimum rates of pay by 3.5%. The decision will increase the National Minimum wage to $719.20 per week, calculated on the basis of a week of 38 ordinary hours, or $18.93 per hour. CCER members have…

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New Hospitality & SCHADS Rules for 2018

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The Fair Work Commission has made changes to hours and overtime arrangements for part-time and casual employees working in Hospitality, Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) and Retail Industries. These are designed to make rostering arrangements more flexible and extend overtime to casuals. At a glance: Part-time employees working in hospitality can now…

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Pope Francis’ end of year message to Church employees

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In many workplaces, the CEO issues a customary end of year greeting to staff, wishing them a happy Christmas and thanking them for their efforts over the past 12 months. The same applies for staff of the Holy See and Vatican State, except the CEO delivering their end of year message happens to be Pope…

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Reminder: Working With Children’s Check for Non-Teaching Staff

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We hope you’ve had a great start to the new term and the new school year. But wait! Have you provided your employer with your Working With Children Check number? The deadline to apply for a Working With Children Check for Non-Teaching Staff in Primary Schools is 31 March 2018 To apply for a Working…

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