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Newsletter - Aug 2011

John Cachia - Wednesday, September 21, 2011

August 2011: In this Edition

 

Industrial Unrest on the Rise - It seems that where organisations have 'poor' human resources practices, industrial unrest and therefore strike action is occurring.

Is Work Making Us Sick? A recent survey shows that, on average, each worker takes 9.87 days off work each year. This includes Sick, Carers and Personal leave.

Just A Thought - Are redundancies becoming the new, improved and easier for of termination? It seems that some employers want to do this as an easy way out...

In the News - Australia's unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point in July 2011, the National Minimum Wage Order 2011 has been reviewed and a new weekly minimum wage has been set, Changes to consumer law - the Trade Practices Act (TPA has now been replaced by the Competition and Consumer Act (2010).

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