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Tanda Casual Conversion 2019

What you need to know about the Casual Conversion Clause

9 January, 2019 Monic Del Rosario

On 1 October 2018, the Fair Work Commission announced that a new casual conversion clause will be included in 80+ modern awards across Australia. What does it mean? Casual conversion is a right given to regular casual staff to request for full-time or part-time employment status, given certain prerequisites. In the awards, a ‘regular casual […]

Tanda Penalty Rates Retail Nov 2018

Australian Penalty Rates: Retail Industry Update (Nov. 2018)

9 November, 2018 Monic Del Rosario

The Fair Work Ombudsman recently updated penalty rates for staff under the Retail Award, namely: Saturday rate for casuals: Casuals are now entitled to an additional 15% for all work performed on a Saturday or a 5% increase from previous rates. Weekday evening penalty rates for casuals: Casual workers are now entitled to the evening […]

What is the Contingent Workforce and how can you leverage it in your business?

8 May, 2018 Phil Johnson

Phil caught up with the team at Sidekicker to learn more about how the contingent workforce is shaping successful workforces of the future. When we think of the contingent or temp workforce, we imagine the young Christmas casual or the temp that fills in at reception. These caricatures don’t inspire visions of influence and power […]

Introducing the time off daily digest email

20 April, 2018 Renée Mellish

Introducing the time off daily digest email Keeping track of when your staff can’t work is crucial, particularly to make sure your business won’t be understaffed on any given day. At the moment you likely have casual staff entering the times they can’t work via unavailability and part-time / full-time staff requesting time off via […]

Announcing our plans for Tanda time Off

17 April, 2018 Renée Mellish

Announcing our plans for Tanda Time Off We are combining the best bits of our existing unavailability + leave features to bring you the new and improved Tanda Time Off. This post lists the features we have planned to improve how you manage staff time off.  — One of the most important factors in running a […]

New: Set leave types to automatically approve

16 April, 2018 Renée Mellish

New: Control whether leave requires approval or not We understand that there are circumstances where managers want to be notified of staff time off but don’t necessarily need or want to approve / decline it. For example school or university times where staff really don’t have much control or choice over. With the addition of […]

Drop out of school if you want to get ahead

11 April, 2018 Phil Johnson

If you’re looking to validate your opinion on this matter with a “Steve Jobs dropped out and he was successful” conclusion this is not your article.

Easter Penalty Rates for 2018

23 March, 2018 Monic Del Rosario

Wondering what penalty rates apply to your staff this Easter? We’ve got your back. According to Fair Work, these are the 2018 public holidays that apply to states and territories: QLD has declared Easter Sunday as a public holiday since 2016. “Declaring Easter Sunday as a public holiday recognises its religious and cultural significance and […]

Feature Improvements: Unavailability for your staff

27 February, 2018 Monic Del Rosario

We heard you. Based on lots of customer feedback, we’ve recently made a number of improvements on how unavailability works in our rostering software so that our clients can take full advantage of this feature. Receiving unavailability updates via email Now, managers and admins will receive email notifications with all the new or updated unavailability […]

Adding unavailability just got way simpler!

20 February, 2018 Monic Del Rosario

The new Tanda Mobile App is really starting to take off with over 5,000 new users in the last month. On the back of some customer feedback, we have added our most requested feature, the option to enter unavailability in the app. Native Mobile Experience for Employees Employees have always been able to enter the […]