Newsletter - September 2011

John Cachia - Monday, October 24, 2011

September 2011: In this Edition


The Mature Age Worker - Australia's shrinking resource - There are around 4 million baby boomers that will be leaving the workforce in the next 20 years. These experienced workers have plenty to offer business and so organisations that can retain such competent people in the workforce should be well prepared to cope with changes in labout supply

Workplace Health and Safety Legislation 2012 - Is your business ready for the change? The Commonwealth, States and Territory Government have agreed to harmonise workplace health and safety laws including Regulations & Codes of Practice so that they are uniform in each jurisdiction.

Just A Thought - Seems to be the rank and file are mobilising and rallying against their employers demanding better pay and conditions.

In the News - ACTU warn against the 'casualisation' of the Australian workforce, shorter after-school shifts in the retail industry, job vacancies decline by 1.3% from the May quarter and more than 1 in 10 families with dependants were jobless in June of this year - a figure that has remained steady for the past few years.

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