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March 2014 Newsletter

Published 01 Mar 2014
This Issue

Proposed change in Collective Bargaining Regime

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill. These changes aim to remove some of the obstacles employers currently face ...full story

Daylight Saving Ends

Daylight Saving ends on Sunday 6th April 2014...full story

Minimum Wage Increased

Minimum Wage Increases. The Government has moved to increase the minimum wage rates with effect from 1 April 2014. The adult minimum wage will increase from $13.75 to $14.25. The training and starting-out minimum wages will increase from $11.00 to $11.40. For more information please go to

April 2014 Public Holidays

The three days which are classified as public holidays under the Holidays Act 2003 during April this year are Easter Friday, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day....full story

Employer Ordered to Disclose CVs

The Human Rights Review Tribunal recently ordered an Employer to disclose applicant CVs to an unsuccessful job applicant who was alleging age discrimination....full story