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NANA calls on FWO to come down hard on Woolworths

The startling revelation today that Woolworths has underpaid staff between $200M and $300M deserves maximum and definitive action by the Fair Work Ombudsman to prosecute. Woolworths is one of the largest and best resourced companies in Australia. It employs hundreds, if not thousands of management staff to ensure that the retail giant at least pays […]

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Service is key to insurance solutions

 Newspack Insurance, the specialist supplier of insurance services for the Newsagency industry prides itself on prompt and efficient service to clients, whether they are new or long standing. A NSW Lotteries outlet which required mandatory lotteries insurance to satisfy Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries requirements made contact with Newspack Insurance last night. 11:00PM Tuesday         […]

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More successes on appeals against lotteries ratings

NANA has worked with with several Members to challenge negative site survey outcomes and breach notices issued by Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries. The positive outcomes place Members in a better position financially enabling them to access the full benefits of the Omni-Channel program. Whilst some breach notices may be valid, NANA suggests that regardless of the circumstances, […]

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Long service leave entitlements and calculations

Long Service leave in NSW and ACT applies to all employees who have serviced sufficient time to establish an entitlement under an unbroken contract of employment. As long service leave applies to part time and casual employees as well as full time employees, Newsagents MUST ensure they know what the entitlements are and how they are […]

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STP reporting gives ATO follow up data

One of the consequences of Single Touch Payroll reporting to the ATO is that the tax office now has a steady stream of data regarding superannuation payments due to employee nominated superannuation funds. Regardless of the frequency that you make payments to superannuation funds on behalf of employees, the ATO will now know what payments should […]

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Employing school students – get the detail right

Several calls from Newsagents in recent weeks suggest the Award provisions covering the employment of school students are not well understood. The General Retail Industry Award 2010 has clear and express conditions which cover the employment of school students.

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