NANA recently assisted a Member who runs two Newsagencies lodge claims for the $10,000 assistance under the Newsagents Assistance Fund. As the claims, completed in full for both outlets were lodged in the same envelope, the Member expected that when they received payment for one outlet, the payment for the other would follow shortly. That […]
The Fair Work Commission recently issued a decision to vary the General retail Industry Award 2010 in relation to penalty rates for casual employees. The decision also has impacts on shift rates for full-time, part-time and casual employees. NANA Members can access the preliminary information HERE. NANA will issue new wage rate schedules once the fair […]
Following on from the original announcement by Fairfax Media that full copy returns collections would cease in Wollongong and the Central Coast areas from 24 September, NANA negotiated with Fairfax Media to moderate their position. Fairfax Media subsequently offered a “no physical returns” (NPR) alternative to approximately 50 Newsagents in the nominated areas. By working […]
Stay Smart Online and Energy provider AGL has warned of a hoax email in circulation with the subject “AGL electricity bill”. The email includes a bill for electricity with a due date. Anyone could receive this email even if you are not an AGL customer.
Employer’s Responsibilities Workshops – There are many myths surrounding workplace law and dispelling fact from fiction can at times be a daunting exercise.
As the legislation and Award requirements which apply to how Newsagents employ staff continue to become more complex, NANA is responding by introducing a new monthly newsletter which highlights the things you need to know. Here are 5 Things You Must do for all Employees:
As scrutiny of observance by employers of relevant Awards and the National Employment Standards increase, it is crucial for Newsagents to ensure they are using the correct information when working out the right wage for employees.
In talking with Newsagents, NANA has assessed that there are many employees in Newsagencies with large accrued annual leave balances. The excessive annual leave provisions introduced into the award provide effective measures for employers and their employees to address the excessive accumulation of annual leave.
Casual conversion is where casual employees request to convert to full or part time employment after having satisfied a qualifying period.
The Fair Work Commission has updated all industry and occupation awards to include a new clause about family and domestic violence leave. This new clause applies from the first full pay period on or after 1 August 2018. NANA is in the process of creating a Conditions of Employment Guide covering this topic and will […]