Labour hire provides businesses with fast and flexible access to a casual employment workforce for industries characterised by volatility in demand and outputs, including seasonal patterns. The following excerpt from the Queensland Government’s ‘Inquiry into the practices of the labour hire industry in Queensland’ highlights the benefits employers may experience by choosing a workforce management solution for their business.
The Federal Court has today announced its decision regarding United Voice and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association application to overturn the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to reduce the penalty rates for full time, part time and some casual roles in the hospitality, retail and fast food industries.
5 simple tips for proactive workplace safety, that don’t require a big budget, or months’ worth of planning.
Use our National Safe Work Month manual handling quiz to test your knowledge on some safety basics.
As October marks Safe Work Month in Australia we encourage all businesses to review their current practices and work culture to ensure everyone has a safe and healthy workplace. So far there’s already been 120 Australians killed at work this year!
We find this statistic so devastating and believe no workplace should be unsafe to work in.
October is National Safe Work Month, a time where workplaces should recognise and make their commitment to building healthy and safe workplaces, across Australia.
Workplaces can bring engagement, a sense of community, pride in one’s work and many more positive factors to an employee’s life. Sometimes, unfortunately, it can also be a place of stress. In recognition of QLD Mental Health week, from 8 – 14 October, we’re sharing our thoughts on managing stress in the workplace.
Last month, failing to follow their own drug & alcohol policy cost Adelaide-based employer, Lincon Logistics Pty Ltd, $8150, when an unfair dismissal hearing found that the business didn’t have a valid reason to dismiss an employee, who had refused a blood test as part of a drug and alcohol test.
Now that you have seen the statistics, check out our Wellness Infographic to boost your workplace wellness and increase staff productivity.