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October 2018 Employers Newsletter

Published 01 Oct 2018
This Issue

First failed WorkSafe prosecution

The first successfully defended case brought by WorkSafe against a fruit grower. WorkSafe demonstrating a worrying mindset, the Court adopting a more practical approach....full story

The Equal Pay Amendment Bill

The much debated amendments to The Equal Pay Bill have been introduced to Parliament on the 19th of September 2018. Government going for back-pay awards to be included too....full story

Public Holiday - Labour Day

The Public Holiday of Labour Day is observed on Monday 22nd October this year. Read on for a quick reminder around the rules of engagement for staff....full story

Countdown setting benchmark for labour hire

The supermarket chain, Countdown, was praised by FIRST Union's Transport, Logistics and Manufacturing Secretary, Jared Abbott for their benchmark commitments towards their labour-hire workers. 



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