Australia: Annualised Wages in Modern Awards – A New Approach

The model clauses proposed by the Fair Work Commission are fundamentally different from the previous clauses, and indeed from any regulation previously proposed. They require a radically different approach. They are extremely prescriptive. They will impose a number of significant administrative burdens on employers covered by those awards. These administrative burdens will undoubtedly impact the …

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I’m due in 7 weeks and I’m already dreading going back to work. It weighs on me heavily to think about. I have a really good job with really good benefits but my heart is not in it. I don’t like the person I work under and maternity leave sounds like a dream, I can’t wait. Am I the only one?

Having a bad manager can ruin an otherwise great job. It makes a huge difference. I was in the same

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How to improve my interviewing skills?

I’ve applied for multiple positions, interviewed lots. All the ones I prepare for, do mock interviews, send thank you emails

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Realized something yesterday

My babysitter is basically raising my daughter while I work full time. My husband works full time also. I drop

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Not a mom yet, already being pressured to stay at home

I’m 5 months pregnant with my first child, and am already being pressured by my in-laws to stay at home.

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Follow up questions

Went for 2 interviews, first one with hr and a manager and second one with a partner. I interviewed with

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How would you answer these questions?

I got a job interview for eBay. This is the SECOND TIME I applied and the first time I ranked

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Update: Dressing “unprofessional”

First of all, thank you so much for the support and the stories everyone shared of unfortunately similar instances at

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Victoria Day, public (statutory) holiday in Canada

In Canada, Monday, May 20, 2019, is recognized as a public (statutory) holiday known as Victoria Day, except in the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island). In Quebec, the public holiday is referred to as National Patriots’ Day (Journée nationale des patriotes).

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