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Retail, fast food award wages rise today

01/02/2021

Retail workers across the country will today receive a long-awaited pay rise, as the retail and fast food award wage jumps 1.75 per cent to $21.78 an hour. The increase

Top Juice wages recovered after workplace breaches

11/09/2020

The Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered $32,435 in unpaid wages for 18 workers at Top Juice. The wages recovery follows an investigation into 16 outlets across eastern Australia after multiple anonymous

Australian firms to get wage subsidies

30/03/2020

Businesses will be given wage subsidies to help keep employees on during the coronavirus pandemic. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will announce the latest round of stimulus measures on Monday as the

Celebrity restaurant wage theft scandals signal industry norm

11/02/2020

The latest celebrity-chef-linked wage theft scandal, with the high-end restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in Melbourne allegedly underpaying its staff by AUS$4m, is the tip of the iceberg for wage exploitation

Wage watch! 6 must-know employee award changes in 2020

02/01/2020

The passing of the new year welcomed Australia into a fresh decade, and while many of us are still suffering the throes of the party season, industry regulators are already

“Complex system” not to blame for wage theft

13/11/2019

Is Australia’s award system so complex major corporations capable of handling millions of customers and billions of dollars can’t manage to pay employees properly? That’s the spin flowing freely in

Franchise brands urged to review minimum wage increase

02/07/2019

The end of financial year (EOFY) celebrations kicked off early for workers with the national minimum wage increase officially rolled out on Monday. The minimum wage increase sees rates rise

2.2 million Aussie better off after minimum wage increase

31/05/2019

More than 2.2 million Australians are set to better off after the Fair Work Commission (FWC) delivered a long-awaited pay rise. On Thursday, the body confirmed a 3 per cent

Penalty rates back on the block after Easter

24/04/2019

Labor Party leader Bill Shorten put holiday penalty rates back in the conversation over the Easter long weekend, a period when many retailers paid lesser rates than in years past.

Employers embrace payroll changes – are you on board?

06/09/2018

Are you using Single Touch Payroll yet? The new streamlined payroll reporting system is off to a successful start, reports the Australian Taxation Office.