The Fair Work Commission issued a decision on 24 November in the junior rates case which NANA highlighted in last week’s NANA Newsletter. The Commission’s decision will effectively remove junior rates from Retail Employee Levels 4 through to 8 under the General Retail Industry Award 2020. This will mean junior employees engaged in classifications covered by […]
In the past week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that a set of industrial relations reforms will be introduced to Parliament before Christmas 2020. The reforms are intended to strengthen job growth in an economy still recovering from the impacts of COVID-19. The Prime Minster warned that ‘there won’t be sweeping praise from the union movement […]
NANA has been an active participant in proceedings before the Fair Work Commission concerning an application by the SDA (the Union) to increase junior rates to adult rates for those junior employees working above Level 1 under the General Retail Industry Award 2020.
To assist with planning and cost containment, NANA is advising of known changes to the General Retail Industry Award 2020 which will occur between now and 30 June 2021.
The General Retail Industry Award 2020 came into operation from the first complete pay period to commence on or after 1 October 2020. By now, unless a Newsagent uses a fortnightly pay period, the new Award applies.
The General Retail Industry Award 2020 comes into operation from the first complete pay period to commence on or after 1 October 2020.
The General Retail Industry Award 2020 will come into force from the first complete pay period on or after 1 October 2020. That means the new Award (a reworked plain language version of the 2010 Award) will apply to most Newsagents in the ACT and NSW over the next week or so.
NANA received notification form the Fair Work Commission on 16 September 2020 that the Commission, of its own motion, intends to extend the operation of Schedule X – COVID 19 pandemic provisions in the General Retail Industry Award 2010. The application of Schedule X is due to expire on 30 September 2020. The Commission intends […]
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 […]
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 […]