NANA has been working hard to negotiate an acceptable outcome which will allow Newsagents in NSW to claim the costs of local government rates and charges which are included in their per square metre lease fees or as on-costs under lease agreements. The problem which existed at the commencement of the rebate scheme was that […]
Nine Publications has announced in an email to Newsagents that their accounts system has returned to normal arrangements commencing 19 April.
Some industry commentators have suggested that NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp will go ‘full steam ahead’ with any new outlet application, despite any existing Newsagent’s objections. NANA’s experience is somewhat different. Based on assistance from NANA some Members have successfully made submissions against a new outlet application with the application being either rejected or limited to an ISI only outlet.
Regional publisher Australian Community Media (ACM) is set to resume publishing a number of local newspapers from this week, a year after the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic forced the suspension of printing.
NANA is an active participant in proceedings before the Fair Work Commission to resolve an appropriate approach to introducing flexibility to the manner in which part time employees may work additional hours without the payment of overtime. NANA is representing both its and ALNA’s Members, and VANA and NLNA Members have no representation. As a […]
The Fair Work Information Statement which contains a summary of the National Employment Standards (NES) has been updated to include a reference to casual conversion. The change is necessary as the NES were recently updated by Parliament.
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has released a draft determination detailing proposed changes to the General Retail Industry Award 2020 which, when finalised, will see junior rates of pay limited to Retail Employee Levels 1 to 3 under the Award. The practical impact of the changes will be that any junior employee working in a position […]
Recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 required the Fair Work Ombudsman to issue a Casual Employment Information Statement. The Statement deals with issues around casual conversion to full and part time employment.
NANA has maintained regular contact with Nine Publishing, the publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald and Australian Financial Review to assess any residual issues arising from the cyber-attack back in March 2021.
NANA has been assisting Members who have experienced problems with finalising returns for News Corp Australia titles. Normally, each Monday/Tuesday morning Newsagents complete their News Corp Australia returns online through iServices for the previous week’s unsold newspapers.