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Employers to receive $1000 bonus for hiring mature-aged workers

Minister for Employment & Participation Kate Ellis, yesterday launched a new initiative to encourage businesses to hire more mature-aged workers. The Experience+ Jobs Bonus will provide a $1000 bonus to businesses who hire a new mature-aged candidate, as part of a program of incentives designed to assist mature-age workers find and keep work. The candidate must…

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New Year changes to the Fair Work Act

Following the passing of the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2012, a number of changes to the Fair Work Act will take place from 1 January 2013. To assist Catholic employers in understanding the impact of these changes, CCER has summarised those amendments most relevant to employers below. The most prominent change is an amendment to the…

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Parliamentary report calls for workplace bullying hotline

A parliamentary report into Workplace Bullying was tabled this week, with a series of recommendations to the Federal Government to tackle the issue. Amongst the recommendations is the establishment of a national service to provide practical advice on what constitutes bullying and how to deal with it, including a hotline for employers and employees to help…

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Tell us your thoughts with CCER’s first client satisfaction survey!

The Catholic Commission for Employment Relations is committed to providing professional services to our members. To help us better understand your needs and what we can do to meet them, we are undertaking a short survey. Our clients’ input is vital to this process and we take your feedback seriously. Essential Research, an independent ISO…

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