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Workplace Health and Safety
Information on Workplace Health and Safety and the relevant member benefits to assist you with remaining compliant.
Training Boost for Industry Support Staff
From October, clerical and administration staff in the building and construction industry will be able to access training course subsidies previously only available to front line tradies, following eligibility changes announced by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ).
Information for business owners regarding MPAQ's Plumbing Specific contracts, including employment contracts as well as Residential and Commercial Work contracts.
Information designed to aid people looking for work, as well as companies looking to fill positions, within the plumbing and gas industries.
New Casual Conversion Provisions
On 1 October 2018 a new standard conversion clause was incorporated into 85 Awards, giving some casual workers the right to request full-time or part-time employment if they have worked certain, regular hours over a 12 month period.
Information on Job Vacancies in the Plumbing and Gas Industry. This includes School Based, Adult and regular Apprenticeships as well as fully licensed plumbing and gasfitting positions.
Information regarding parental Leave entitlements for employees including adoption related and partner leave.
Information on employees and public holidays, including what is a reasonable request to have an employee work on a public holiday and a list of the considered public holidays in Queensland.
Are You Looking for an Apprentice?
Employing an apprentice is a big commitment. Do you know what requirements your business must meet, and where do you start looking for an apprentice?