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About Ethan Edwards

Ethan adopts a holistic approach when working with clients, to ensure he analyses issues from every angle and takes into consideration the big picture. He really takes the time to listen to understand the issues clients are facing to evaluate risks and consider options available in order to provide comprehensive, tailored and innovative solutions.

Ensuring Host Labour Hire Compliance

Human Resources & Relationships
Posted on by Ethan Edwards

With the introduction of the labour hire licensing laws, understandably many employers who use labour hire services are compliant and continue to do the right thing. The effects of rogue operators occur across many industries, however particularly notable is the … read more

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Are you reliant on a ‘Zombie Agreement’?

Employment & Industrial Relations, Human Resources & Relationships
Posted on by Ethan Edwards

What are ‘Zombie Agreements’? A ‘Zombie Agreement’ is a workplace agreement (you may also know them as Collective or Enterprise Agreement) that was approved in the Federal jurisdiction before the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) took effect. The old agreements … read more

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Payments to Queensland apprentices – currently a quagmire, but clarity is coming!

Employment & Industrial Relations
Posted on by Ethan Edwards

Prior to the introduction of Federal Modern Awards in 2010, Queensland apprentices were paid in accordance with the state industrial instrument, known colloquially as the Apprentices and Trainee Wage Order (the Order). Following the conclusion of the transitional arrangements in … read more

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