Awards & Wages

Exercise caution with payroll software

NANA is working with Members who are experiencing problems with the limitations of Deputy time keeping and payroll software. NANA has identified circumstances in which the software incorrectly calculates overtime and applies overtime rates in circumstances where standard ordinary time rates should apply. In each instance where this occurs, the Newsagent has to manually check […]

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Employment guides updated to reflect new Award provisions

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. As the name and structure of the retail Award has changed under the General Retail Industry Award 2020 version (effective 1 October 2020), NANA is updating the guides to […]

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New Award and new wage rates schedule

The Fair Work Commission has issued a decision and determination dated 10 September 2020 concerning a new version of the General Retail Industry Award. There is a change to the Award title and it now includes the 2020 year. The new Award, the General Retail Industry Award 2020 operates from 1 October 2020.

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New Fair Work Information Statement available

NANA has updated its conditions of employment guide on the National Employment Standards and the Fair Work Information Statement. The new version of the statement reflects the outcome of the High Court decision in the Mondelez Australia case. The decision confirms the traditional approach to the accrual of and payment for personal and carer’s leave (sick leave).

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