Be warned – The Fair Work Commission is Getting Tough

by | Jul 24, 2013 | Employers Tips, Media Releases

The Fair Work Commission is the body charged with ensuring workplace rules and regulations are adhered. It has considerable powers to take action against businesses that don’t comply, ramping up activity around Australia, fining businesses for lack of compliance. Small businesses need to be prepared for this increased activity

The Fair Work Commission has all encompassing powers for all matters relating to workplace rules and regulations and proposed legislation is with the Senate that will see workplace bullying being handled by the Commission as well.

Two local HR advisory service providers, Signature Staff and John Hartigan and Associates have joined forces to offer free advice for business owners in the region.

This is a new Service offering in Cairns and North Queensland commencing today Wed 24 July.Signature Staff

The Service will involve the opportunity for Employers to have a complementary 30 minute, face to face consultation with John Hartigan, who has over 20 years’ experience in the field of complex Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Workplace Training and related legislation.

Expert advice is available in most areas of IR and HR matters, including the following:

Bullying  :  Harassment  :  Conflict  :  Redundancy  :  Termination  :   Pay dispute  :  Workplace agreements : Job descriptions : Policy writing :  Performance management

For more information please contact Mats Eriksson, General Manager at Signature Staff on 07 4050 3888 or John Hartigan, Director, John Hartigan and Associates on 0409 031 158.

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