Workplace Relations Canberra Hotline Advice
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Workplace Relations Advice Hotline

Are you worried about your obligations as an Employer?

Let us help support and navigate you through workplace relations and employment law to ensure you are compliant and minimise your business risk.

Our highly trained team of employment law experts will provide you with easy and practical solutions to manage your workforce.

We can help you with:

  • Paying employees correctly
  • Terminating employment
  • Workers compensation and return to work
  • Understanding annual, personal and long service leave
  • Downsizing your workforce
  • Dealing with Union officials
  • Enterprise Bargaining negotiations
  • Drafting HR policies and procedures
  • and much more!

Membership of Canberra Business Chamber connects you to experts and keeps you up-to-date with compliance requirements. We have membership options for small, medium and corporate businesses. Add our ‘WR Plus‘ option to your membership and get additional support.

Workplace Relations Advice Services for all Members
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WORKPLACE RELATIONS FACT SHEETS

Are you looking to tender on ACT Government building and construction work? Do you need an IRE Certificate?

It is a requirement for all building contractors to possess an IRE certificate to tender for any ACT government work. Canberra Business Chamber offers a quick and reliable IRE audit service to support you in obtaining an IRE Certificate. 

Our experienced auditors are happy to assist with any application queries and will guide you through the ACT Procurement requirements to obtain an IRE Certificate. Our fast turnaround means that we can meet your critical deadlines ensuring that you can get the certificate on time! So, if you or your contractors are in need of an IRE certificate please do not hesitate to contact our Workplace Relations team on 6247 4199 for advice or assistance.

Not a Chamber member and need Workplace Relations support?

We can provide the following services at a low cost fee:

  • Enterprise Bargaining negotiations
  • Representation in the Fair Work Commission
  • Seminars on topics such as Workplace harassment and discriminations, Managing Performance, Union right of entry
  • Workplace investigations and mediation
  • IRE Certificates (Construction Industry)
  • Auditing payroll practices to ensure Award / Agreement compliance

CALL THE HOTLINE NOW: 1300 277 881

Workplace Relations News

New National Guidelines in the Management of Work Related Psychological Health and Safety

  Australian workplaces spend close to $6 billion annually in lost productivity due to poor psychological safety. Safe work Australia has published national guidelines to support building a psychologically healthy and safe work environment. This Guide describes a systematic practical approach to managing work-related psychological health and safety. Most elements of this systematic approach are … Continue reading New National Guidelines in the Management of Work Related Psychological Health and Safety

Fair Work Commission rejects Union claim to set own Family Friendly Working Hours

Fair Work Commission rejects Union claim to set own Family Friendly Working Hours Under the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) proposal, employees would have had the right to unilaterally set their own working days and hours to suit their parenting / caring situations. Under this arrangement Employers would not be able to refuse an … Continue reading Fair Work Commission rejects Union claim to set own Family Friendly Working Hours

5 Days Unpaid Domestic Violence Leave approved in all Modern Awards

  5 Days Unpaid Domestic Violence Leave approved in all Modern Awards On 27 March 2018, the Fair Work Commission ruled that Australian employees should have access to five (5) days unpaid leave to deal with domestic violence matters. Family or domestic violence leave will be available in the event where an employee needs to … Continue reading 5 Days Unpaid Domestic Violence Leave approved in all Modern Awards

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