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Employers Newsletter March 2024

Published 17 Mar 2024
This Issue

Daylight Saving Ends

A reminder that minimum wage rates increase on Monday, 1st April 2024. The new adult minimum wage rate will be $23.15. For more information on this and other wage rates please see click here.

Clocks go back
Daylight Saving ends on Sunday, 7th April 2024 at 3.00am. Clocks are put back one hour to 2.00am.

If you have staff working at this time, they may work an additional hour of course and must be paid for that.

New record high ERA penalties

Are we looking at a new era for ERA awards? One recent case has an employee awarded compensation for 'hurt and humiliation' alone of $105,000....full story

Getting Redundancy Right

For business owners, the decision to make staff redundant is among the most difficult they may encounter. Be sure to get it right at times when you can least afford to get it wrong....full story

Government commits to Holidays Act and Health & Safety amendments

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Brooke van Velden has outlined the Government's intentions to reform two crucial pieces of legislation: the Holidays Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act...full story

Using document storage in the Employers Toolbox

Feature Review: Using your unlimited cloud storage and uploading documents in the Employers Toolbox....full story