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A HR Manager was faced with several staff wanting to move into permanent part time status following a new policy on workplace employment. She was aware there was a new ruling from the Fair Work Commission. After reading the decision it was apparent there are many...

PROBLEM A new manager was recently employed at a local restaurant. He immediately started to have problems with one of the wait staff. She had been on the permanent part-time staff for a long time, and created minor issues in a variety of ways. For example,...

Scenario posted out 5/11/16 - contributed by a local business owner.   PROBLEM: A small business has a recurring problem that is not getting better. There are about 4 staff members that could check the toilets every day through their daily use, but nobody takes responsibility for regularly checking them, and dirty toilets are discovered...

A local hospitality consultant sent through the case below. PROBLEM: A nearby restaurant was recently refurbished, and some locals invited friends to check it the new version. Both couples sat down and a nice young man about 30 years of age came and introduced himself. One of the...

John, a local business owner has contacted CHRME with his situation below. PROBLEM: John runs a medium-sized contracting business. Like many other businesses in his sector, a change to government policy has affected his turnover and he is desperate to realign his business to avoid incurring losses. It seems the best solution...

A local sales division has enquired with the scenario below. PROBLEM: John has just started a new job in sales. The new boss who hired him said she ‘needed a new team’. After a few days John saw why she needed a new team…. Even though he...

A local restaurant owner has enquired about what to do when staff are absent. PROBLEM: Kevin’s son Clint has just bought a 24/7 takeaway food bar. Kevin is upset because he is having to fill shifts himself at short notice when staff phone in saying they...