The Fair Work Commission (FWC) released its annual report for 2013-2014 late last week. Included for the first time since its inception in January this year, was the anti-bullying jurisdiction. The jurisdiction is designed to prevent further bullying at work from occurring and encourages parties to informally resolve the matter between themselves, with the help of the FWC.
Evening Seminar Invitation
You are invited to join us for an informative free session at our evening seminar.
The Changing Face of Workplace Relations
‘Where are we heading in the next 12 months?’
Date: Thursday October 16 2014
Location: The College of Law, 2-12 Chandos Street, St Leonards, 2065
Workplace relations is changing and you need to know how these changes will affect you and your employees.
Our free evening seminar is the perfect opportunity for you to learn what the changes will be and our expert
and up-to-date advice will prepare you to face the challenges ahead.
Topics covered will include:
• Parental leave
• Changes to the Fair Work Act
• Changes to the Fair Work Commission
• Enterprise Agreements
• Penalty Rates
• Individual Flexibility Agreements
Your presenters, Helen Carter and Lucienne Gleeson bring years of workplace relations knowledge and
experience to this one-off session. The information covered at this seminar is highly valuable and is normally
only accessible to paying clients.
Come and meet other like-minded business professionals.
Drinks and canapes will be served.
Evening Seminar Invitation
DATE: Thursday 16 October 2014
WHERE: The College of Law, 2-12 Chandos Street, St Leonards 2065
Be quick to book your seat, please RSVP by 10 October to Shelly Muncaster on 8436 2000
Located next to St Leonards Railway Station on the North Shore Line. Parking is available at
the Forum and off-street.
As part of the Annual Wage Review 2012-13, the Fair Work Commission has released its 'Statistical Report' . This report covers the period to the end of December 2012 and concerns issues relating to economic growth, productivity, business competitiveness and viability, labour market participation, award reliance, growth forecasts and a number of other employment related measures.
The Business Council of Australia has released a report looking at Australia’s competitiveness. This report traverses, amongst others things, the topic of workplace relations.
Safe Work Australia has released a report outlining some injury statistics affecting Australian workers. Some of the reports findings include a high prevalence of injury for casual workers, who are 50% more likely to be injured than permanent workers. The rate of injury for women is also significantly higher than that for men.