COVID-19 CHANGES TO LONG SERVICE LEAVE IN NEW SOUTH WALES

Last week, the NSW Parliament made a number of amendments to various Acts in order to better regulate for the COVID-19…

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JOBKEEPER PAYMENTS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYERS

The announcement of the $130 billion JobKeeper package by the Australian Government on 30 March 2020 has offered employers a lifeline to sustain their…

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SIGNIFICANT FLEXIBILITY CHANGES MADE TO CLERKS AND HOSPITALITY AWARDS IN WAKE OF COVID-19

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has made significant changes to both the Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010 (the Clerks Award)…

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COVID-19 OUTBREAK – USING STAND DOWN PROVISIONS WITHIN THE WORKPLACE

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks continues to evolve at a rapid speed. This has seen drastic measures implemented…

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WORK IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 – A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR EMPLOYER’S OBLIGATIONS

The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in many employers reviewing current work practices and arrangements. While many businesses are accustomed to managing…

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CHANGES TO MODERN AWARD ANNUALISED WAGES TO TAKE EFFECT 1 MARCH 2020

4 yearly review of modern awards – Annualised Wage Arrangements [2019] FWCFB 8583 As part of its four yearly review of…

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ACT PASSES ANTI-WAGE THEFT LAW AMENDMENTS

The ACT Legislative Assembly recently passed the Courts (Fair Work and Work Safety) Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill), clarifying the…

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‘GIG ECONOMY’: FAIR WORK OMBUDSMAN ENDS UBER INVESTIGATION & ACTION AGAINST FOODORA

Uber Australia On 7 June 2018, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) announced it had finalised its investigation into Uber Australia Pty…

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