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ALERT: Extensive variation to 17 Modern Awards – Operative from 18 June 2020

The Fair Work Commission has extensively varied the following Tranche 3 awards as a result of its 4-yearly review of modern Awards: Aircraft Cabin Crew Award Amusement, Events and Recreation Award  EXPANDED – Coverage for the Golf Industry Annual Leave Loading Business Equipment Award 2010 Dredging Industry Award 2010 Health Professionals and Support Services Award…

ALERT: Miscellaneous Award Coverage set to expand effective 1 July 2020

From 1 July 2020 there will be a significant increase in the number of employees covered by Modern Awards due to variations made to the coverage clause of the Miscellaneous Award arising as part of the Fair Work Commission’s 4-yearly review of Modern Awards. Managerial and Professional Employees A recent decision of the Full Bench…

ALERT: Extensive variation to 9 Modern Awards – Operative from 29 May 2020

The Fair Work Commission has extensively varied the following Tranche 2 awards as a result of the Commission’s 4-yearly review of modern awards.   The variations conclude technical and drafting matters to the following awards: Clerks – Private Sector Award Contract Call Centres Award Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award Hospitality Industry (General) Award Local Government…

Alert:  Jobkeeper legislation passed – what we know today.

Last night, the Jobkeeper legislation passed through both houses of the Federal Parliament, and we now have our first non-speculative insight into what employers are able to do, and what they are required to do, if they are eligible employers for the purposes of the Jobkeeper payment. However, what is clear from our first assessment…

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