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Wollongong Catholic teachers rally for their right to arbitration

Wollongong Catholic teachers rally for their right to arbitration | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
In sporting parlance, it would seem one team wants to play with an umpire, and the other one doesn’t.
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Sold out: quarter of million workers underpaid in union deals with Hungry Jack's, KFC, Coles

Sold out: quarter of million workers underpaid in union deals with Hungry Jack's, KFC, Coles | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Australian workers in retail and fast-food outlets, including Woolworths, Hungry Jack's and KFC, are being underpaid more than $300 million a year, in a nationa
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Unpaid garment workers reportedly tag Zara in protest

Unpaid garment workers reportedly tag Zara in protest | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
When will the world actually pay attention to the true cost of cheap clothes?
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'Miners are dying': The human cost of WA's FIFO economy

'Miners are dying': The human cost of WA's FIFO economy | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Three years after an inquiry into the impact of fly-in, fly-out lifestyle on workers’ wellbeing, with zero of 30 recommendations implemented, the W
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High-stakes hearing with the lot looms for Domino's

High-stakes hearing with the lot looms for Domino's | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Pizza giant Domino's Enterprises, its network of franchisees, unions and thousands of workers will be itching for the outcome of a Fair Work Commission hearin
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3000 childcare workers will walk off the job at 3.20pm to protest poor wages

3000 childcare workers will walk off the job at 3.20pm to protest poor wages | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
THOUSANDS of childcare workers across Australia will walk off the job at 3.20pm today, the time they say they start working for free because of low wages.
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Fare-free Friday for bus passengers as bus driver strike continues

Fare-free Friday for bus passengers as bus driver strike continues | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
But the Lord Mayor said passengers should still be prepared to pay.
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Maccas defends not paying weekend penalty rates and shoppies union wage deal

Maccas defends not paying weekend penalty rates and shoppies union wage deal | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Controversial wage deal estimated to leave nearly two thirds of fast food giant's workforce paid less than the award.
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Cardboard box and recycling giant Visy launches lawsuit against its workers

Cardboard box and recycling giant Visy launches lawsuit against its workers | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Australia's richest man Anthony Pratt's company is suing almost 70 workers in his packaging empire over claims of unlawful industrial action.
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Another 7-Eleven store owner fined for wage fraud

Another 7-Eleven store owner fined for wage fraud | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
A former 7-Eleven franchisee who underpaid his staff has been fined $168,000, following a Fairfax Media investigation that found systemi
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New internship program once again devalues the work of young people

New internship program once again devalues the work of young people | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Unpaid internships say to young people: "Despite your contributions, you are not valued as an employee of the business."
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Union warns Brisbane's famous XXXX brewery is set close its doors

Union warns Brisbane's famous XXXX brewery is set close its doors | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Ongoing production of XXXX beverages in Queensland is in doubt with staff being notified the brand's Brisbane brewery will close.
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Why it's so hard to work in a modern office

Why it's so hard to work in a modern office | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Dedicated employees hate open-plan offices because they're noisy and full of distractions.
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Coles settles massive underpayment case, agrees to fast-track vote

Coles settles massive underpayment case, agrees to fast-track vote | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Supermarket giant Coles has settled long-running litigation against it over the underpayment thousands of workers.
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Lockout of Taubmans paint workers enters fourth month

Lockout of Taubmans paint workers enters fourth month | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Workers who make Taubmans, Bristol and White Knight paints have accused the company of "starving them out" as its lockout of staff no
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Federal Court upholds penalty rates cut for retail and hospitality workers

Federal Court upholds penalty rates cut for retail and hospitality workers | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
The Fair Work Commission's controversial decision to reduce Sunday and public holiday penalty rates has survived a Federal Court challenge in which unions argue
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'Rampant underpayment': Woolworths trolley collectors to receive back pay

'Rampant underpayment': Woolworths trolley collectors to receive back pay | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Woolworths will pick up the tab for underpaid trolley collectors where the contractor responsible for ripping off the workers has gone under or disappeared.
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The economy is picking up, and wages are about to climb: RBA governor Philip Lowe

The economy is picking up, and wages are about to climb: RBA governor Philip Lowe | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Wages are about to stir, says Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe
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Energy company BOC rapped for making pregnant woman redundant two days before maternity leave

Energy company BOC rapped for making pregnant woman redundant two days before maternity leave | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Making a pregnant employee redundant has been found unlawful because it was done two days before the employee went on maternity leave.
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Tax office staff are not happy about the introduction of hot-desking

Tax office staff are not happy about the introduction of hot-desking | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
The much-despised office trend is coming to the ATO, but a union for tax staff is fighting back.
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Company fined record $660,000 for paying refugee worker as little as $3.50 an hour

Company fined record $660,000 for paying refugee worker as little as $3.50 an hour | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Newly arrived Afghan refugee underpaid $25,000 in just four months of work at a Melbourne fruit market.
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Darling Harbour restaurant ordered to pay $15,000 for unfair dismissal

Darling Harbour restaurant ordered to pay $15,000 for unfair dismissal | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Darling Harbour restaurant Baia The Italian has been ordered to pay $15,000 in compensation for the unfair dismissal of an employee who complained about bein
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'A ball of tears': Ciara Burke was fired by Emirates after falling down stairs

'A ball of tears': Ciara Burke was fired by Emirates after falling down stairs | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Ciara Burke was about to fulfil her dream of becoming a fully-fledged flight attendant. Then she fell.
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Landmark ruling: Casual staff win right to ask for permanency

Landmark ruling: Casual staff win right to ask for permanency | 12 Business Human Resources | Scoop.it
Casual workers have won the right to demand a permanent full-time or part-time job after 12 months under a landmark Fair Work Commission ruling.
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