ECEC educators set to benefit from Skilling South Australia projects

45 early childhood education and care (ECEC) educators in South Australia will benefit from funded training to further develop their skills, and meet the workforce needs of the growing sector, SA Minister for Innovation and Skills, David Pisoni has announced.

5 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

How to Have More Focused Hours in Your Day

I was talking to someone today and he said that with all the time he spends putzing around on the internet, he gets maybe 2 hours of focused time a day. I actually think that’s higher than average!

3 days ago

by Leo Babauta

FairWork Ombudsman will identify rule breaking employers in pay based crackdown

In a statement outlining her priorities as the FairWork Ombudsman in the new financial year, Sandra Parker issued a stern and decisive warning to employers, including those within the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, who underpay workers or deprive them of entitlements, saying “we will use our new powers and publically name employers breaking the law to get the message out that it is not acceptable. Employers who do this will get caught”.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Reminder about staff payroll, superannuation and tax changes from July 1

From 1 July 2019 all businesses will be required to report their staff payroll and superannuation details to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) digitally, via the Single Touch Payroll (STP) system. The STP system is being implemented to streamline all payment information, and requires employers to lodge details of payroll when it is run, rather than months afterwards.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

How to manage the termination of employees

As an employer, there will inevitably come a time where you will have to let some of your staff go. Generally, this will be the result of misconduct on their behalf, a change in operational requirements, or general under performance. It’s important for employers to understand the legal ramifications of the termination process in order to safeguard themselves from any potential liability.

6 days ago

by Christopher Tsiknas, Law Path