COVID-19 Updates

Fair Work Commission

Payment of Invoices

Wage Increase A Hit To Small Business

NatRoad believes that the decision of the Fair Work Commission relating to the Annual Wage Review 2020-21 has gone too far.

Law Review

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020

Changes to the Building and Construction Award from 1 July 2020 As part of the 4-yearly review of Modern Awards, the Fair Work Commission has made some significant changes to the Building and Construc...

Wage Calculation

Annual Wage Review 2019-20 – 1.75% increase across three dates

On Friday 19 June 2020, the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel (Panel) released its decision regarding the Annual Wage Review 2019-20. The decision was much anticipated, considering the impact of the...

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...

Wage Calculation

Fair Work Commission Decision: Annual Wage Review 2019-20

The Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel (Panel) handed down its Annual Wage Review 2019–20 decision this morning. This decision granted a 1.75% pay increase to Australia’s minimum wage (NMW) reliant a...

Wages

Award and Minimum Wage Increases

NatRoad is receiving a number of calls from members about whether there will be minimum wage and Award increases from 1 July 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the process of setting wages for t...

Fair Work Commission

Commission removes archaic award provision

As of 11 June 2020, award terms that the Fair Work Commission described as “vague and uncertain” and “ambiguous and impractical” will be removed from the Transport Awards. For a long time, the Road Tr...

Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Increase Should Be Shelved

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) says the Fair Work Commission should keep minimum wages at current levels. “Member feedback is that transport companies are now facing dire circumstan...

Employee Wage Agreement

Annualised Wage Arrangements Clause (Clerks Award)

Employers and employees can now agree in writing for the employee to be paid an annualised wage or a salary instead of being paid an hourly rate. NatRoad has provide an example employment contract cla...

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