Understanding the nuances of different employment types – Casual, Full-time, and Part-time – is paramount for employers and can have numerous compliance concerns if not adhered to correctly. Our Employment Relations team will discuss the breakdown of employment types, unpack contracting requirements, and address common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
In the evolving landscape of employee rights and benefits, staying informed is critical for employers of all sizes. In this member-exclusive webinar, our Employment Relations team will discuss the intricate world of employee leave entitlements including outlining the various types of leave, compliance and best practices and a special focus on the 2023 changes to […]
Floristry is an industry in tune with customer preferences – and environmental considerations. With sustainability leading changes across retail, how can florists adapt to new sustainable practices? Watch our webinar
In this webinar learn more about creating inclusive and safe workplaces for LGBTQ+ employees, joined by guest speaker Sarah Trombetta, Board Director from Wear It Purple. Over the coming months the ARA is facilitating a series of member discussions that specifically address action items in our Position Statement for LGBTQ+ Equality and Inclusion. The next […]
Join us as we delve into the current single-use plastics landscape in Australia. The ARA was joined by leading body the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) and Founder of Civic Futures Lab, Bronwyn Voyce as we discuss the national packaging targets and what it means for your business, what changes are imminent in QLD, SA […]
The Australian Retailers Association’s Retail Ready and Able (QLD) program is designed to provide information, training and new employment opportunities to connect job seekers with retailers located across Queensland. With the ARA’s connection to over 8,000 retail businesses around Australia, we are using this training program to reach out through our network to open […]
The Secure Jobs Better Pay Act is changing laws relevant to our work, including changes to bargaining, agreement making, sexual harassment cases and registered organisations. The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs Better Pay) Act 2022 received Royal Assent on 6 December 2022. This webinar will provide a detailed explanation of the changes to employment […]
The Australian Retailers Association’s Retail Ready and Able (QLD) program is designed to provide information, training and new employment opportunities to connect job seekers with retailers located across Queensland.
Both retailers and consumers are keen to see more sustainable and lower environmental impact products that are sourced through ethical supply chains and consider end-of-life impacts, and retailers can play an important role in educating the consumer in making more sustainable choices. The rise of greenwashing; defined as misleading or deceptive claims made by businesses […]