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What is a realistic minimum wage?

What is a realistic minimum wage?

3 April 2014 Source: http://retailmedia.com.au In submissions to the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) annual wage review, retail bodies have called for increases to the minimum wage to be kept “realistic and reasonable”. The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) recommends that the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) Minimum Wage Panel increase national minimum

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Training Excellence

Training Excellence

March 2, 2014 Training Excellence Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

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A Necessary Investment

A Necessary Investment

March 2, 2014 Insurance is a commodity that people either love, or hate. In recent natural disasters in Australia, some have seen insurance as a godsend, assisting to get their businesses back up and running. Others see it as being “unnecessary” and some still have the opinion that “it will

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Milk War Looming as Dairy Demand Grows

Milk War Looming as Dairy Demand Grows

March 15, 2014 PICTURE: Lino Saputo Jr, right, speaks to local farmers at a meeting at Warrnambool Cheese & Butter in Mount Gambier. PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelly Barnes SOURCE: The Australian SAPUTO boss Lino Saputo Jr slipped quietly in and out of the country this week for the first time since the

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From Cafe to Competition

From Cafe to Competition

March 11, 2014 Barista competitions are a whole new world of coffee skills. A great cafe barista can’t just walk into competition and do well; there is a lot of specific training that only matters on the competition stage. And yet, as you take that journey to learn how to

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