Fair Work Ombudsman news

  • Are you ready for 457 visa changes? by Iain Hopkins

    From 1 July 2013 there will be changes to the Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) program – are you ready?

  • Payroll expert warns Australian companies at serious risk by Stephanie Zillman

    According to the head of the peak payroll body, an alarming number of Australian companies are non-compliant and not meeting statutory requirements, putting employers at risk.

  • Fair Work hones in on unpaid work schemes by Stephanie Zillman

    The Fair Work Ombudsman today announced a new focus on educating employers and employees about the legitimacy of schemes for unpaid work experience.

  • Results in for voluntary pay audit by Stephanie Zillman

    McDonald’s, in collaboration with the Fair Work Ombudsman, set up a process to self-audit about 8,500 pay packets and correct any issues it found – the results are in.

  • Are you paying workers correctly this season? by HCA

    The Fair Work Ombudsman has issued a warning to employers that underpayment of wages will incur penalties.

  • Public shaming on the rise by Astrid Wilson

    If your company was embroiled in a matter with the Fair Work Ombudsman, would you rather endure a public shaming over a court battle? An increasing number of employers are opting for the former.

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