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Awards, wages and conditions of employment

Menulog Seeks Tailored Award

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission previously found that couriers, including those who deliver through an app or platform, are covered by the Road Transport and Distribution Award 2020. But Menu...

ACTU seeks five percent wage increase

The ACTU is pushing for a five per cent increase in the minimum and award wages on the back of rising prices of petrol and other basic household items. This has led one employer association, the Austr...

NatRoad urges quick passage for unfair contract law

The National Road Transport Association says it will be a race against time for the Federal Parliament to pass unfair contract legislation, following its introduction into the House of Representatives...

The Journey To A Diverse Transport Workforce

As customer expectations and domestic freight demand continue to rise, Australia’s transport industry faces many challenges. With rising pressures on firms and operators, the need for skilled workers ...

Check Your Casual Employees’ Rights to Convert to Permanent Employment

Currently NatRoad is involved in Fair Work Commission proceedings involving casual employment under the modern transport awards. We are assisting the Commission in its task to ensure modern awards ref...

New Award Rates & Allowances and Other Important Changes from 1 July 2021

NatRoad has informed members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July.

New Award Rates & Allowances Apply from Today

NatRoad is reminding members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after today.

Employee Truck Drivers’ Reasonable Travel and Meal Expense Amounts for 2021-2022

The amount for reasonable travel allowance expenses for employee truck drivers in the 2021-2022 financial year have been published.

New Award Rates & Allowances from 1 July 2021

We remind members of the requirement to review the wages for your employees. From the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2021

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