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In a Nutshell: Changes to Long Service Leave in Victoria

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Do you employ workers in Victoria? New Long Service Leave arrangements affecting most Victorian employees took effect on 1 November 2018. We’ve provided a quick before and after summary for you below:     These new changes have not impacted the accrual rate, which is still calculated by dividing the period of continuous service in…

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Penalties in Force for failure to verify WWCC

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If you are involved in recruiting this year, remember to ensure you verify the Working With Children Checks (WWWCs) for new starters and volunteers you have engaged in child related work.   In June last year, changes to the NSW child protection legislation came into effect which mean employers now face penalties if they fail…

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Hitting Pause

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Christmas is almost here. Hurrah! And like many of you, we’ll be taking a break to spend the holy season with loved ones and squeezing in a little R&R. CCER will be hitting the pause button on Christmas Eve and hitting play again early in the New Year. Here are the exact times and dates; Open:…

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Ethical Christmas Shopping

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We’re dusting off Ruth Moraes’s guide to ethical shopping because it’s still so relevant.  Not only does it remind us of the true spirit of giving, it’s full of tips that ensure your gift doesn’t come at a cost to other people and the planet. Here are some top tips from the full article “Ethical…

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