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June 2018 Employers Newsletter

Published 10 Jun 2018
This Issue

Fork Hoist death. Fines increased 10 fold

$500,000 fine for forkhoist death demonstrates a 10x increase in fines

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Unpaid meetings and Smiths City

Following the recent Smiths City Employment Court decision several organisations have declared that the sector they are involved in will be facing large claims for payment of arrears of wages as a result of this decision. Sectors such as aged care, early childhood education, hospitality and others have been referred to in commentary to date....full story

Parental Leave Increasing

The duration of parental leave payments will increase from the current 18 weeks to 22 weeks from 1 July 2018, with a further increase to 26 weeks from 1 July 2020, and 'Keeping in touch days' extends to 52 hours....full story

CourierPost Contractor breaching minimum standards

What are the minimum standards Employers keep falling foul of? A CourierPost contractor has just found out....full story