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October 2019

Step it Up and Walk to Work


Today is Diabetes Australia, Walk to Work Day – an annual event that helps employers and employees build regular walking into their...

Subway franchises stung for underpayment

03/10/2019 , by Nick Hartman

After a lengthy investigation as a result of anonymous tip offs and requests for assistance, the Fair Work Ombudsman has recovered over...

Scaffold safety on the slide

02/10/2019 , by Nick Hartman

A blitz of over 700 building sites in New South Wales has revealed that approximately 44% of scaffolding sites had parts missing whilst...

Wesfarmers admits to $15m in staff underpayments

02/10/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

Perth conglomerate Wesfarmers is the latest big business to admit underpayment issues, revealing it has underpaid workers by an...

Superannuation Inquiry Member Proposes “Partly Voluntary” Super Payments

01/10/2019 , by Nick Hartman

A member of the Government’s retirement income inquiry has proposed that super payments be made partly voluntary for low-income...

Payday pain: 49% of small business employees having pay problems

01/10/2019 , by Leigh Johnston

A survey of 1,000 workers has revealed a pervasive pay problem in Australia, with 43 per cent of employees having issues with their...