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  • Feb 01
    From the Chief Executive – Friday 1 February 2019

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    Today marks the first day of February and the Victorian Chamber is in full swing preparing for the busy year ahead. The Victorian Government is undertaking an Inquiry into the Victorian on-demand workforce which will investigate the extent of the on-demand sector and the status of people working...
  • Jan 31
    Enterprise Bargaining Agreement process review addresses procedural inflexibility

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    The Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Act 2018 (Amending Act) has revised s.188 (2) of the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act). The new clause now grants the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) discretion to prevent “minor technical or procedural...
  • Jan 31
    Armoured Vehicle Operator disproportionately dismissed for missing $58,710

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    An Armoured Vehicle Operator (AVO) Crew Leader has been reinstated after their summary dismissal was found to be both harsh and unreasonable. The dismissal followed a series of errors which resulted in a client’s cash consignment of $58,710 being stolen from an Armoured Vehicle. Background
  • Jan 31
    First director jailed for reckless behaviour

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    A company owner will spend six months in jail, after accepting her sentence for recklessly endangering and killing an employee. As reported by OHS Alert (Jan 15), Maria Jackson was fined $10,000 and sentenced to six months' jail after pleading guilty to breaching sections 24 ("Duties of...
  • Jan 31
    Government grants and support available for your business – apply now!

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    The Australian Government is inviting business owners to apply for the Small Business Digital Champion project. As part of the project, 100 small businesses will have the opportunity to receive a digital transformation up to the value of $20,000, with the chance to also be mentored by a high...

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