Underpaid staff – Don’t let this happen to you

How many companies can underpay staff before the government steps in and makes larger fines and then individuals responsible?

19-2-20 Wesfarmers self declare underpaid Target staff by $9 Million
18-2-20 Coles announce through self-regulation they have underpaid workers @20 million over a 6 year period.
9-12-19 Grill’d underpay staff by as much as $4.23 per hour
July 2019 Michael Hill repay $25 million back to employees
April 2019 – Commonwealth Bank underpay over 10 years $15 million
February 2019 Super Retail Group underpay over 6 years 3000 current and former staff $32 Million
January 2019 ABC reported underpaying 2500 casual staff over the previous 6 years, one worker was reportedly underpaid $19,000
2017 MAdE group owned by George Calombaris underpay current and former employees $7.8 million

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Adding your work schedule to your google calendar – Google helped to solve this issue

Customer……

I work a rotating shift schedule which is standard every month. Basically I want a shortcut (likely by using a weekly/daily repeat function) to set up the hours for the year without having to go in and individually add each day. For example, the shift is set up as follows:

Beginning 24 January – Monday – Sunday from 6am-2pm
Beginning 3 Feb – Thursday-Wednesday from 10pm-6am
Beginning 14 Feb – Mon-Thurs from 2-10pm

Of course, you scatter some random days off because the hours end up being more than you actually need, but in general, I would like to repeat those all on the same days. I attempted to use the weekly repeat, but it does it from the end of the shift, not the beginning, so when you schedule out 4 weeks from a night shift it messes up the days.

Google answer…..

HEY DUDE, I JUST DID MINE AND THIS POST BY KiethR2010 BELOW HELPED ME IT… WAS EASY.

ALL YOU BASICALLY DO IS REPEAT THROUGH DAILY AND CHOSE THE SET DAYS. MY SCHEDULE IS WORKS 2 DAY SHIFTS 2 NIGHTS AND OFF 4 SO I ENTERED THE FIRST DAY IN MY CALENDAR THEN REPEATED IT EVERY 8 DAYS. IT WORKS LIKE MAGIC LOL

 

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George Calombaris rips $7.8 Million from his employees

Posted on: July 19, 2019 | Categories: award interpretation rostering scheduling Time & Attendance

George Calombaris has been caught out with poor systems. While his OCD applied nicely for preparing food that skill did not transfer to admin. Poor systems for employee timekeeping and payroll has led to this situation where George has shortchanged staff $7.8 million dollars. Did he do this knowingly?

How could George have avoided this situation?

The answer is simple, with a timekeeping system designed to stop these issues from occurring, with built-in awards it is not possible to short pay employees. Don’t get caught out in your restaurant, if your using timesheets or spreadsheets it is time to put an electronic system in place.

  • Schedule employees easily from your PC or mobile phone
  • Awards built-in
  • Remove manual data entry integrate with payroll including Xero, Quicken, MYOB and many more

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I believe George has now paid all the money back, copped a fine and also needs to offer his time to complete some adds.


The Royal Botanic Gardens expand employees scheduling with Time & People

This week after a successful pilot across 5 locations that make up the Botanic Gardens in and around Sydney and the Blue Mountains from 2018 with 120 employees The Botanic Gardens have expanded the employee scheduling software to assist with staff rosters by adding 80 specialist teachers to the system. Prior to going digital everything was manual, time sheets, scheduling by spreadsheet and telephone calls, everything was time-consuming and delayed due to the way manual systems work. Moving forward employees will have a lot more freedom to organise schedules with less telephone calls and text messages.

Employees can from their mobile device

  • Sign in and out each day.
  • Pre register for leave
  • Advise unavailability into the future automatically tied to the schedule
  • See their schedules into the future
  • Swap shifts when needed – approved by supervisors.
  • Publish an open shift where the next equally skilled person can take the shift – approved by supervisors.

The Education team do an amazing job of educating thousands of students every year. From the Botanic Gardens website…..Students at all levels will love our practical gardening experiences, outdoor learning activities and the exciting, immersive exhibitions at our new living art gallery, The Calyx. Our team of highly-skilled educators will engage your pupils with the curriculum via hands-on learning.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Society is made up of three key locations, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan, Blue Mountains Botanic Gaden Mount Tomah. There are many other aspects to the Royal Botanic Gardens including the Plant Bank with over 10,000 collections and more than 100 000 000 individual seeds.

 

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Onboard employee data direct to Xero with your scheduling software

I wrote recently about the new onboarding functionality allowing employees to add their own details to assist with the paperwork administration of onboarding employees.

Great news, this data will now go into Xero directly

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