The importance of being casual

The rate of casual employment in Australia has increased markedly over the last decade. This is probably because it is considered “cheaper” to employ casual staff. For several years, industrial commission decisions have backed this trend, holding that it is sufficient...

Are you up to date with the minimum wage?

Now is a good time to make sure you are meeting (or being paid!) your minimum pay obligations. Minimum wages increased from 1 July 2019 as a result of the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to award a minimum wage increase of 3.0%. This means that the federal...