- Qualifying periods of employment begin again after transmission of business
The AIRC has recently held that the 6 month qualifying period of employment, set by the Workplace Relations Act, commences again upon transfer of employment as a result of transmission of business, unless there is an express agreement to the contrary. Employees within a qualifying period are unable to prosecute unfair dismissal claims under the Act
- ITC skills reach all time high
A NINETEEN per cent increase in demand for ITC labour skills in the Australian market have been recorded increase since the start of the financial year
- Professional services staff jaded with pay
EMPLOYEES in professional, business and property services are less likely to believe that they are paid as well as people in other organisations than the national average and they’re less likely to understand how their pay is determined, according to recent research
- Skilled labour shortage a main concern for 2004
Australia will see stronger economic growth conditions in 2004, however potential shortages in the skilled labour market may put a break on economic growth, according to recent research by the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA).