National Employment Standards
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Fair Work Australia is calling for feedback on individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs) so it can assess how they are working under the FW system. It is also studying the operation of the National Employment Standards (NES) in relation to flexibility arrangements for child care and unpaid parental leave extensions.
Submissions for both studies close on April 12.
A Sydney company which has incorporated annual leave entitlements into its hourly rates of pay is not breaching the National Employment Standards (NES) or misusing ‘cashing out’ provisions, a Fair Work Australia full bench has ruled.
In dissent, one commissioner said the decision had broad ramifications and could undermine the legislative safety net provision the Fair Work Act.
There is nothing to be gained from increasing the regulatory burden on employers in an effort to boost equal opportunity outcomes, the ACCI has told the review of the Equal Opportunity for Women Agency.
Are you on top of new workplace relations obligations applying to your organisation from July 1 this year? Are you prepared for the new compliance requirements that come into effect on January 1 next year?
WFD: Deputy PM & WR Minister Julia Gillard on Feb 2 released a statement saying the Fed Govt was willing to consider “technical amendments” to the Fair Work Bill. She cited the case where the entitlement to one week’s notice of termination for all ongoing employees with less than 12 months’ service had been “inadvertently ...more