Australia: Annualised Wages in Modern Awards – Update

The Fair Work Commission has issued its decision setting out a schedule of draft variation determinations outlining the amendments that will be made to the annualised wage provisions for various modern awards including the Banking, Finance and Insurance Award 2010, Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010, Horticulture Award 2010, Legal Services Award 2010, Manufacturing and …

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Family Day February 2020: Which jurisdictions have a day off with pay?

Family Day, Monday, February 17, 2020, is celebrated in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. Family Day (may have a different name depending on the jurisdiction) is recognized as a public (statutory) holiday in these provinces and employees get the day off with pay, if eligible.

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Australia: Safety Update – Novel Coronavirus

Following the outbreak of novel coronavirus, we recommend that businesses take steps to ensure that they manage associated risks to the health and safety of workers, both at home and abroad. Workplace Health and Safety laws in Australia generally require that persons conducting a business or undertaking (‘PCBUs’) eliminate, or if that’s not reasonably practicable, …

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Siemens Healthineers, Hamilton Health Sciences Form $270M Imaging Partnership

L-R: Les Gauthier, Interim VP, Clinical Support Services and Surgery, HHS; Sevket On, Country Head, Canada, Siemens Healthineers; Andrew Wilks, Head of Enterprise Services, Siemens Healthineers; Dr. Karen Findlay, Chief, Diagnostic Imaging, HHS; Dave Pacitti, President and Head of the Americas, Siemens Healthineers; Rob MacIsaac, President & CEO, HHS; Dr. Wes Stephen, EVP, COO, HHS; … Read More

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