14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements Clause 8:...

14/11/2018Awards

Fast Food Industry Award 2010 As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility...

14/11/2018Awards

General Retail Industry Award 2010 As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to 1. Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements 2. Clause 8:...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements Clause 8:...

14/11/2018Awards

Business Equipment Award 2010 As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility...

14/11/2018Awards

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010 As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements Clause 9:...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements Clause 9:...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements Clause 8:...

14/11/2018Awards

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to 1. Clause 7: Individual Flexibility Arrangements 2. Clause 8:...

14/11/2018Awards

Children’s Services Award 2010 As part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4 yearly review of modern awards, variations relating to the plain language standard clauses have now been signed and will take effect from 1 November 2018. These variations included changes to Clause 7: Individual Flexibility...

12/11/2018Workplace Stress, Discrimination/EEO, Employee Issues, Narcissism at Work

Disgruntled dismissed employees are increasingly lodging General Protections (GP) applications instead of Unfair Dismissal actions. General Protections claims were introduced in July 2009 under the Fair Work Act to protect "employee rights", including the right to - be free from unlawful...

19/10/2018Awards

As a result of a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission, from the First Full Pay Period on or after 1 November 2018, 89 awards will have a model clause inserted into them prescribing that upon termination, an employee must be paid all of their entitlements within 7 days. A further 33 awards...

15/10/2018Employee Issues

A landmark Court decision affecting all businesses generally, and important award changes which will affect the retail industry specifically, are changing the landscape in relation to the employment of casuals. We give our views on what all this means. Simplified – Retail award penalties for...

12/10/2018Wage Rates, Awards

The decision , handed down on 27 September, 2018, was a further aspect of the 4-yearly review of modern awards, which actually commenced in 2014. The changes will commence phasing in from 1 November, 2018 , although the final determinations giving effect to the changes to the award, have yet to be...

24/09/2018Awards

Key provisions - Eligibility: A regular casual employee is a casual employee who has over a calendar period of at least 12 months worked a pattern of hours on an ongoing basis which, without significant adjustment, the employee could continue to perform as a full-time employee or part-time employee...

11/09/2018Employee Issues

A recent decision by the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia [WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene [2018] FCAFC 131] concerning the concept of ‘casual’ employment, has caused an uproar in the business community, as it seemingly had the effect of awarding an employee receiving a casual loading, an...

11/09/2018Enterprise Bargaining Agreements, Franchising, Employee Issues, Legislation

Key Points - In a recent press-release, the FWO has re-emphasised franchisor’s obligations to avoid liability for breaches by their franchisees under new laws introduced in 2017 Australian workplace laws are complicated, but once you are in the FWO’s sights, it can be hard to avoid publicity for...

10/09/2018Leave, Legislation

All Victorian employers, and employers of employees who work in Victoria, need to be aware of the significant changes to the Long Service Leave act which come into effect on 1 November 2018 (unless proclaimed earlier by the Victorian Government). The 2018 Act does not alter the rate at which Long...

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