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    It is already an offence for businesses to have illegal workers. New legislation allows the Department of Immigration to levy fines on a strict liability basis, without needing to show any intent, knowledge or recklessness by the business. Mark Webster outlines the repercussions for business.

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    Just yesterday we reported on the IR dispute escalating within Victoria Legal Aid – today Metro bus drivers in Tasmania walked off the job between 10am and 2pm.

  • Flexible work practices now ‘a given’ by Iain Hopkins

    Flexible work practices have moved from a ‘nice to have’ concept, to arrangements that are simply part of the furniture in modern workplaces – but have all sectors cottoned onto the expectations of workers?

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    A diverse and inclusive workforce is a concept now familiar to most organisations and HR is often at the forefront of these programs and initiatives.

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