Are Media distributed a notification to Newsagents on Wednesday which on the face of it was an attempt to clarify the rationalisation of different agreements which applied to Newsagents. The text of the email from Jane McIllhatton appears below.
NANA has confirmed that yet another application by a Euro Garages outlet for an all products lotteries outlet close to an existing Newsagency has been withdrawn. The original application was only conditionally approved as an ISI only outlet and the Euro Garages service station decided there was no point proceeding as an ISI only outlet. […]
We reported last week that under changes made to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 that covers NSW, an employee who contracts COVID-19 in certain proscribed industries is assumed to have become infected in the workplace and the onus of proving otherwise falls on the employer and their workers compensation insurer. Retail is one of the […]
From 11 November 2021, the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) powers have expanded to include the power to make ‘stop sexual harassment’ orders. A person can apply to the FWC for an order to stop sexual harassment at their workplace if they: – are a ‘worker’ as defined in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 […]
NANA has previously reported that it had taken a leading position in a matter before the Fair Work Commission involving the minimum period of engagement for casual employees and the minimum payment required should a casual employee absent themselves from work before the standard three hours work on any day had been completed.
Under changes made to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 that covers NSW, an employee who contracts COVID -19 in certain proscribed industries is assumed to have become infected in the workplace and the onus of proving otherwise falls on the employer and their workers compensation insurer. Retail is one of the sectors where the presumption […]
NANA CEO Ian Booth travelled down to Canberra today to meet with senior executive staff of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. Included in the meetings was Deputy Ombudsman Dr Craig Latham.
Last week NANA reported on media coverage on radio 2GB concerning complaints about News Corp Australia’s poor performance on home delivery of newspapers. Well it appears that the main protagonist who raised the problem with 2GB’s Ben Fordham has received a delivery of champagne, chocolates and flowers from Daily Telegraph editor Ben English.
NANA regularly works with Members who feel they have been unfairly treated in a site survey, who have received a breach notice or have been notified of a new application for an all products lotteries outlet nearby. We will be straight forward, we cannot always get the result that a Newsagent wants but we undertake […]
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) is conducting a review of entitlements to family and domestic violence leave in modern awards. As a part of this review, the FWC is also considering a claim advanced by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), that all modern awards be varied to include a new clause that provides […]