A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission this afternoon announced its 2020/2021 Annual Wage Review decision. The Commission has announced that for the General Retail Industry Award 2020, rates will increase by 2.5% from the first complete pay period to commence on or after 1 September 2021. NANA will update its wage rate schedules […]
NANA has previously reported on progress in the Fair Work Commission of its consideration of an application to introduce increased flexibility into the General Retail Industry Award 2020 which will allow for part-time employees to work additional hours without the payment of overtime.
The Fair Work Commission has asked NANA to assist to finalise a project through which Newsagents and other small business employers will gain a better understanding of the General Retail Industry Award 2020. This work has arisen out of a commitment made by the Commission in 2018, to develop short, two to three page summaries […]
NANA is an active participant in proceedings before the Fair Work Commission to resolve an appropriate approach to introducing flexibility to the manner in which part time employees may work additional hours without the payment of overtime. NANA is representing both its and ALNA’s Members, and VANA and NLNA Members have no representation. As a […]
Recent amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 required the Fair Work Ombudsman to issue a Casual Employment Information Statement. The Statement deals with issues around casual conversion to full and part time employment.
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 […]
The full bench of the Fair Work Commission has reserved its decision following on from the conclusion of the part time flexibility case. The complexity of the flexibility case was compounded by the possibilities of similar matters being addressed by the Federal Governments IR Omnibus Bill – but as reported elsewhere, the Bill was gutted […]
Since our last report, NANA has participated in conferences convened by the Fair Work Commission under the stewardship of Commissioner Hampton aimed at attempting to achieve agreement on how increased flexibility for additional ordinary hours for part time employees may be achieved.
NANA has again been active in the Fair Work Commission having participated in a conference before the Commission’s full bench last Friday, and then as part of conciliation conferences yesterday, which are scheduled to continue this afternoon. The attempt to increase flexibility enabling the easy extension of ordinary hours for part time employees on an […]
From Monday morning this week the media was abuzz with comments about possible changes to the General Retail Award 2020 based on an agreement reached between the SDA, AWU and the ACTU and MGA and COSBOA. Whilst those parties have reached an agreement, there is a long way to go until the Award is changed […]