Q: An employee on a part-time contract with a set amount of hours per day is occasionally required to work additional hours. Are they entitled to overtime rates for these hours? A: It would depend on the employee’s entitlements under their contract of employment, enterprise agreement or relevant award so that’s the first thing to
COVID-19 Workplace Ready
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COVID-19 Workplace Ready Kit
With restrictions now being lifted gradually, the time has finally come to prepare our businesses for reopening. The first priority is deciding what safety precautions need to be taken to reduce or eliminate the chance of transmission. In making these decisions it is incumbent on you to consult with your workers and have evidence that you have done so.
So we’ve prepared some tools you can use to get this process started
October 2020 – Safe Work Month
Staff Consultation Tool
Staff Consultation Tool: Use this tool to guide and record your consultation with your staff.
Client Email Notification
Client Email Notification – Customise this email wording to your business and send out to your clients before they come on to your premises.
Working From Home
Guide: How to Set Up a Workstation at Home: This checklist provides guidance for workers and PersonsConducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs to be referred to as ‘employers’). Please note, the following considerations should be seen as minimum requirements only. Employers may have more detailed working from home guidance in their organisations that should be used in conjunction with this checklist.
Working From Home Checklist: This checklist provides guidance for workers and Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs to be referred to as ‘employers’). Please note, the considerations in this checklist should be seen as minimum requirements only. Employers may have more detailed working from home guidance in their organisations that should be used in conjunction with this checklist.
Industry Specific Guidance
Industry Specific Information: Access Safe Work Australia’s information hub on COVID-19 work, health and safety for more detailed information relating specifically to your industry
COVID-19 Safe Workplace Principles
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This was written with the intention of helping you find more clarity, confidence and peace of mind as you navigate your own journey as an employer. I would love to hear your thoughts on this, and if you think someone else would enjoy it please feel free to share it around.
If you want to hear more about the various HR solutions HR Tactics provides to the SME market, please do reach out for a chat.
Written by: Jackie Strachan, CEO & HR Strategist – HR Tactics
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