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NANA to participate in Workers Compensation inquiry

NANA has previously advised Members that it has been active in pursuing Members of the NSW Parliament over essential changes to Workers Compensation legislation which address the negative presumption of COVID-19 infection which was introduced by the Greens early in the pandemic. Whilst NANA received undertakings from cross bench parliamentarians in the Upper House to […]

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Pay attention to upcoming public holidays to control staff costs – 6 public holidays for Christmas and New Year

Christmas and New Year 2021/2022 will see an expanded list of public holidays across both the ACT and NSW due to Christmas, Boxing and New Years Days falling on weekends. In both jurisdictions when public holidays fall on weekend days, an additional day (Monday to Friday) is normally added. The Christmas/New Year public holidays in […]

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Long Service Leave entitlements – information Newsagents may not be aware of and probably don’t want to hear

NANA recently advised Members to ensure they were provisioning accrued long service leave entitlements as a claim for long service leave and the costs involved can come as a shock if employers haven’t put money away to cover accrued entitlements. Two important areas of long service leave entitlement often overlooked by Newsagents are entitlements due […]

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NANA secures support from Upper House independents and cross benches to support positive changes to Workers Compensation

We reported last week that under changes made to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 that covers NSW, an employee who contracts COVID-19 in certain proscribed industries is assumed to have become infected in the workplace and the onus of proving otherwise falls on the employer and their workers compensation insurer. Retail is one of the […]

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