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29 06, 2020

Fair Work Commission minimum wage increase

2020-06-29T12:22:43+10:00 29 June 2020|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

Last week the Fair work Commission (FWC) announced the new minimum wage increase to be 1.75 per cent. Unlike in previous years, the FWC has adopted a staggered approach to the minimum wage increase across industries as they recognise not all sectors of the economy have been impacted in the same way by COVID-19. The [...]

29 06, 2020

Community Services Portable Long Service Leave Scheme (Queensland Government)

2020-06-29T12:15:01+10:00 29 June 2020|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

A bill to create a Portable Long Service Leave scheme (PLSL) for the community services sector has passed the Queensland Government, but a commencement date has not yet been determined. The PLSL is similar to schemes established for the construction and contract cleaning industries. The Bill recognises that employees who work within this sector typically [...]

16 06, 2020

Queensland Churches Together New General Secretary

2020-06-16T14:00:07+10:00 16 June 2020|Categories: Statements|0 Comments

On behalf of the Executive of Queensland Churches Together, I am pleased to inform you that Rev David Baker has been appointed to the position of General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together. David is currently the Moderator of the Uniting Church Australia, Queensland Synod, and will complete this position at the end of 2020. He [...]

8 06, 2020

WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato

2020-06-29T12:15:50+10:00 8 June 2020|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

You would have seen reports in the media about the recent decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato in the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia.  The decision reconfirmed that a person paid and designated by their employer as a “casual employee” can still be considered a permanent part-time or full-time employee, despite [...]