The General Retail Industry Award 2020 will come into force from the first complete pay period on or after 1 October 2020. That means the new Award (a reworked plain language version of the 2010 Award) will apply to most Newsagents in the ACT and NSW over the next week or so.
The NSW government announced last Friday it has extended COVID-19 pandemic relief available to commercial and retail tenants until 31 December 2020.
News Corp Australia has announced the cover price of The Australian & The Weekend Australian will increase by 50 cents from 5 October 2020.
The ACCC is set to launch an investigation into what are alleged to be false claims made by VANA and their offshoot NLNA in an email marketing campaign which has been distributed in different states and territories. Their claims included that they have an “authorisation” from Tabcorp as an “…..ethical, professional and approved supplier …..”
The JobKeeper Payment has been extended and is available for eligible Newsagent businesses from 28 September 2020 until 28 March 2021. The key changes include:
The NSW government amended legislation last Friday, 18 September 2020, which will allow for the extension of various COVID-19 emergency and relief measures. Whilst the legislative changes have pretty much flown under the radar, NANA expects that the NSW government will shortly announce that measures introduced in relation to retail and commercial leases will be […]
NANA has processed the first batch of rebates for Members covering the cost of mandatory lotteries insurance for 2020/2021 and payments have been forwarded to qualifying Members. NANA Members insured through Newspack Insurance for both their business pack and mandatory lotteries insurance receive a full rebate of the cost of the lotteries insurance as a […]
NANA continues to work with Members who have identified severe problems with slow payments from service stations for stock provided under a sub-agency basis. In the most recent cases, NANA has worked with Members to identify and then get more than $7,500 processed and paid.
NANA has published an extensive range of Conditions of Employment Guides to assist Members to ensure they satisfy the Award, National Employment Standards and Fair Work Act requirements.
The NSW government announced on 20 September that under the arrangement, any NSW worker who has no leave entitlements will be eligible for a one-off $1500 payment for each 14 day period that they are directed by NSW Health to self-isolate or quarantine, or during which they are caring for someone with COVID-19. This includes […]