COVID-19 Updates

Compliance and employee entitlements

Victorian Businesses Now Have a ‘General Environmental Duty’

The next time a quantity of diesel or oil is split at your Victorian premises your response will in part be governed by a new ‘environmental duty’.

New notice delivers smarter, more productive road train transport

A new notice for road train prime movers will ease pressure on the road network, improve fatigue management and increase the efficiency of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet. The National Road Train Prim...

Truck driver

Casual Employment: Reforms Welcomed

The Government’s Industrial Relations Omnibus Bill, introduced today, is supported by the road transport industry, especially as it relates to reform of casual employment. NatRoad CEO Warren Clark sai...

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair Dismissal: Greater risks from 1 July 2020

From 1 July 2020 employees can be awarded more money when they succeed in an unfair dismissal case. Unfair dismissal claims are a serious issue faced by many businesses, with some 13,000 to 14,000 app...

Webinar on Underpaying Wages

Webinar recording: Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements

In case you missed this month’s webinar on “Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements” access it online now.  This online webinar has been specifically de...

Halt to Enforcement

Victorian Government Halts Enforcement

NatRoad’s request to the Victorian Minister for Industrial Relations, the Hon Tim Pallas, to delay the enforcement of amendments to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act that came into force ...