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28 09, 2020

Wage theft now a crime in Queensland

2020-12-01T10:51:36+10:00 28 September 2020|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

On 9 September 2020, Queensland’s parliament passed the Criminal Code and Other Legislation (Wage Theft) Amendment Act 2020, which inserts wage theft into Queensland’s criminal legislation as an offence. The Act provides that employee entitlements are a thing capable of being stolen. The employee entitlements that can be stolen include: unpaid hours or [...]

14 09, 2020

Community Services Portable Long Service Leave Scheme

2020-12-01T10:51:21+10:00 14 September 2020|Categories: Careers news|0 Comments

The Queensland Synod office have previously advised that the Queensland Government have passed legislation to create the Community Services Portable Long Service Leave Scheme. The scheme will apply to all workers who: perform community services work, or support the provision of community services (for example, administrative and/or executive staff). To find out who [...]