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.
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 […]
In a recent Federal Circuit Court of Australia decision, a former retailer was penalised almost $30,000 for failing to correctly keep time records and failing to issue pay slips in accordance with the National Employment Standards and the Fair Work Act.