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Changes to Retail Award

The General Retail Industry Award 2010 has been varied to include standardised provisions in relation to redundancy which are supplementary to those provided by the National Employment Standards. Whether or not the changes apply (and in this case they don’t apply to “small” employers) employees must be provided with access to the Award in its […]

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Magazine Oversupply

Members have confirmed the oversupply of magazines is escalating to significantly high percentage Early Returns rates… some as high as 60%. Oversupply is already a well-known problem, but titles/numbers just keep creeping up. 

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Does compassionate and bereavement leave still exist?

The terms “bereavement and compassionate leave” are still in use.  There have however been changes over time in how an entitlement to compassionate or bereavement leave arises, who is entitled to paid leave and from where the basic entitlement arises. Bereavement leave is rolled up into a “omnibus” provision under the National Employment Standards.  As […]

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Minister yet to approve changes to lotteries pricing and remuneration

NANA has been in regular contact with Liquor and Gaming NSW over the application by Tabcorp and NSW Lotteries to increase the price of lottery products and remuneration to franchisees. Neither the changes to remuneration nor the price increases have been approved by Minister Dominello who now has portfolio responsibility following changes after the recent […]

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