Assistance with navigating Awards, Staffing, Recruitment and Dispute Resolution. Eros Members have the benefit of consulting with Employer Assist.

Employment Contracts – Why Are They Necessary?

Employment contracts can be written, oral or a mixture of both. Written employment contracts are always preferable to oral agreements which are difficult to enforce, especially when disputes arise. Employment contracts are essential to any business and employers should use them as a tool to protect the interests of the business and to properly manage staff. Without employment contracts, businesses expose themselves to unnecessary and avoidable risk.

3.3% Wage Increase Announced Along With New Penalty Rates

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages. The increase will apply from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2017. The 3.3% increase is the highest increase since 2011 and a significant jump compared to last year’s 2.4% increase. What do I need to do? Employer Assist is in the process of preparing updated pay scale summaries for EROS members. Once prepared, we will email members a copy of the new rates. In the meantime,

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