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Managing the Great Australian Sickie

July 28th, 2016
Managing sick leave

Embedded in the Australian psyche is the entitlement culture of ‘chucking a sickie’. But the cost and impact of employees taking a sick day when they are not ill can be huge. What is the entitlement? The National Employment Standards in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) provide for a full-time employee to accrue 10 […]

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Long Term Sick Leave is Not Grounds for Termination

November 12th, 2013
ID-100108872 - Sick Leave

Knowing your legal rights when it comes to long-term absenteeism can be a minefield. Find out the key steps you need to take to keep your business on track.

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