Kate Fotheringham’s wedding in Wingham over the weekend may have been delayed but eventually the knot was tied. Meanwhile, Newsagents across NSW and now in the ACT have had to face the impacts of record level flooding up and down the East coast and in inland areas. Primary distribution of newspapers and magazines are under […]
The recent settlement offer made by Tyro to Newsagents who suffered losses as a result of the terminal failures earlier in the year are in NANA’s view unsatisfactory and inadequate. The offer gives Newsagents two options – settle for ½ a month’s terminal rental fee or submit detailed information in support of a more extensive […]
The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery ) Bill 2020 (the Bill) otherwise known as the IR Omnibus Bill was shredded in the Senate on Friday last week. The Bill in its trimmed down format was submitted to the House of Representatives on Monday and what remained was passed. The Bill has now […]
The full bench of the Fair Work Commission has reserved its decision following on from the conclusion of the part time flexibility case. The complexity of the flexibility case was compounded by the possibilities of similar matters being addressed by the Federal Governments IR Omnibus Bill – but as reported elsewhere, the Bill was gutted […]
The following text is an extract from a Bill before NSW Parliament which seeks to extend certain protections for retail tenants who have been impacted due to COVID-19 and who may be entitled to protection and rent relief.
A new fact sheet for small business, 5 things to know about your WHS duties and COVID-19 vaccines, has been published on the Safe Work Australia website. The fact sheet outlines key information for small business on their WHS duties and COVID-19 vaccines including whether businesses need to mandate COVID-19 vaccination to meet WHS duties and the […]
A consortium of media executives have founded NewsFarm, a regional journalism company looking to establish mastheads in more than 100 news deserts, create more than 450 media jobs, and publish more than 5,000 local news stories each week. NewsFarm’s website says it wants to “create a quality and sustainable media sector for regional Australia within three […]
NANA continues to work with Members to ensure they are not overcharged/underpaid by publishers and account customers. Make no mistake, errors made by some of the major companies that Newsagents deal with are capable of costing Newsagents $thousands. In one recent matter, NANA has calculated a Newsagent has been over charged and short paid $8,500+ by […]
Newsagents will face up to 6 days of public holiday penalty rates during April 2021.
Since our last report, NANA has participated in conferences convened by the Fair Work Commission under the stewardship of Commissioner Hampton aimed at attempting to achieve agreement on how increased flexibility for additional ordinary hours for part time employees may be achieved.