The Chamber of Commerce and Industry has commended the LNP’s Getting Queensland Back in Business plan released today. Read more.
The ongoing speculation surrounding Queensland’s looming election is influencing business confidence across the state, according to the latest Suncorp CCIQ Pulse Survey of Business Conditions. Read more.
A factory worker who was sacked for chucking a hangover sickie after drinking too much on Anzac Day has been awarded $8000 in compensation after the Fair Work Commission found she was treated harshly. Read more.
According to the latest CCIQ/ReachTEL polling the next state election will be fought on five key battlegrounds, battlegrounds which could lead to significant casualties for the major parties in Queensland. Read more.
Two overseas backpackers who were paid low, flat rates while working at a crocodile farm in far north Queensland have been back-paid more than $13,000, following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Read more.
The Fair Work Commission’s decision to reduce Sunday and public holiday penalty rates has withstood a Federal Court challenge by unions United Voice and Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association. Read more.