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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...

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...

JobKeeper Update

Monthly reporting for JobKeeper payments

Businesses that have enrolled for the JobKeeper Payment and identified their eligible employees will need to make a business monthly declaration to the ATO. A registered tax professional can also do t...

Webinar on employee entitlements

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

NatRoad would like to invite our members to our next webinar hosted on June 17th 2020, covering the Risks and implications of underpaying wages and employee entitlements. A growing number of high prof...

Casual Employee Law

Casual Employment: Legislative Action Needed

On 20 May 2020, the Federal Court ruled in the case of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato that casual workers who have regular and ongoing work have a right to claim paid annual leave, personal/carer’s leave a...

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