The Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery ) Bill 2020 (the Bill) otherwise known as the IR Omnibus Bill was shredded in the Senate on Friday last week. The Bill in its trimmed down format was submitted to the House of Representatives on Monday and what remained was passed. The Bill has now […]
Newsagents will face up to 6 days of public holiday penalty rates during April 2021.
NANA has been a keen observer of proceedings before the High Court of Australia concerning an application for leave to appeal in the Workpac – Rossato case. NANA Members will recall this case concerns the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia awarding accrued annual and other forms of leave to casual employees.
The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has penalised a small business for failing to include superannuation details on pay slips. The Court considered the severity of the breach which only covered 12 instances of failing to record the name and number of the superannuation fund to which contributions were made, as required by regulation 3.46(5) of […]
The Australian Government has announced the JobMaker Hiring Credit, which will be payable for up to 12 months for each new job is available from 7 October 2020 to employers who hire eligible employees aged 16-35. The Hiring Credit will be paid quarterly in arrears at the rate of $200 per week for those aged […]
Whilst the JobMaker initiatives have been announced, they should at this stage only be viewed as policy intentions until full application details and processes have been announced. All of the Budget announcements are yet to be approved by Parliament. Whilst it is expected the major opposition parties will support most Budget initiatives, there are likely […]
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).