News

Modest wage increase needed to protect jobs

Friday 28 March, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland is urging the Fair Work Commission to consider Queensland’s high unemployment rate when deciding whether to increase minimum wages following this year’s Annual Wage Review. Read more.

Fair Work Commission active in bullying jurisdiction

Thursday 27 March, 2014

During the past week, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has been active in issuing decisions in the new bullying jurisdiction. This week the FWC issued the first Order to Stop Bullying, determined who was a constitutionally covered corporation and signalled its intention to hear whether unions can lodge bullying claims on behalf of workers. Read more.

Pay clerk removal a must on Repeal Day: CCIQ

Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Removing the ‘pay clerk’ function in the Paid Parental Leave Scheme should be the Government’s flagship red tape reduction measure on repeal day, according to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland. Read more.

Abetz in Queensland: the future of Fair Work

Monday 17 March, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland will host the Minister for Employment, Senator Eric Abetz, at a luncheon in April for what will be his first visit to Queensland since taking on the portfolio. Read more.

CCIQ launches Digital Learning Series

Friday 14 March, 2014

CCIQ, in partnership with leading technology providers and the State Government, has launched a free Digital Learning Webinar Series to assist small businesses as they navigate through the digital economy. Read more.

CCIQ to host lunch with Senator Eric Abetz

Tuesday 11 March, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland will host the Minister for Employment, Senator Eric Abetz, at a luncheon in April for what will be his first visit to Queensland since taking on the portfolio. Read more.