The past couple of months have been quite busy for our Compliance team, with several site visits having been completed across multiple industries.
Recent changes to the Horticulture Award 2020 are set to take effect on 28 April. These changes include a new minimum wage requirement for workers who are currently paid a piecework rate.
Labour hire workers have been granted additional rights and protections under recent changes to the Occupational Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2021. These changes came into effect on Tuesday, 22 March 2022.
After significant consultation with workers, industry and community, the Victorian Government has launched an initiative to pilot sick pay for casual and contract workers in certain occupations in Victoria over the next two years.
A recent matter in the security industry has reinforced the need for providers to ensure they are paying their workers according to the correct industrial instrument, such as the correct award or enterprise agreements.
Here is a quick rundown of what providers need to know if they organise or provide accommodation or transport in connection with their labour hire service, and the type of information the LHA will seek.
Queries about updating a provider’s nominated officer are fairly common in the Licensing team. Here’s a quick rundown of the process
Seven government regulators with shared responsibility for a range of apprentice and trainee conditions in Victoria have agreed to unprecedented levels of collaboration.