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Real Estate Award Changes  

Real Estate Award Changes  

The Real Estate Industry Award 2020 [MA000106] has been updated to clarify when employees are considered to be working and therefore entitled to be paid motor vehicle allowances.   Effective from 1 March 2024, the Award’s existing motor vehicle...

Discipline and Termination

Discipline and Termination

Why being judge, jury and executioner may cost your business thousands Imagine having to pay $12,000 for an unfair dismissal to an employee who was described by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) as having engaged in conduct that was...

Casual Employee definition and casual conversion process

Casual Employee definition and casual conversion process

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Act 2024 introduced changes to the definition of casual employment and also a new process for casual conversion. What’s changed?  Definition of casual employee The new laws introduce a...

Contractor vs Employee Rules

Contractor vs Employee Rules

Turning back the clock for the contractor vs employee space, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Act 2024 introduced new rules for determining whether or not someone is a genuine Contractor and these changes will largely...

Right to disconnect  

Right to disconnect  

The Right to Disconnect is the latest IR legislation on everyone’s lips, complete with all the normal misinformation, misinterpretation and fear mongering. But what is it really about? And in an era where we talk about the importance of...

Legislation Updates January 2024

Legislation Updates January 2024

Superannuation Entitlements Embedded in the NES From 1 January 2024, the National Employment Standards (NES)  include a right to superannuation contributions. This means that unpaid or underpaid superannuation can be enforced under the Fair Work...

Increased Flexibility for Authorised Salary Deductions

Increased Flexibility for Authorised Salary Deductions

From 30 December 2023, employees will be able to authorise salary deductions made by their employer that are: recurring for amounts that vary from time to time. This means an employee can make a single written authorisation that allows their...

Superannuation Entitlements Embedded in the NES

Superannuation Entitlements Embedded in the NES

From 1 January 2024, the National Employment Standards (NES) will include a right to superannuation contributions. This means that unpaid or underpaid superannuation can be enforced under the Fair Work Act by more employees. Employers already have...

IR Legislation Summary FY23

IR Legislation Summary FY23

The last 12 months have seen an unprecedented amount of change in the IR legislation landscape.  Keeping abreast of it all is challenging enough, let alone understanding how or what you need to implement in your workplace. To assist our clients,...

Slaying the Zombie

Slaying the Zombie

If you have a Zombie Agreement, the 6th December 2023 deadline is looming for having your next plan in place on how you engage your employees. As a refresher, your three options are: 1. Negotiate a new Enterprise Agreement 2. Apply for an extension...

Changes to Flexible Work Requests – 6 June 2023

Changes to Flexible Work Requests – 6 June 2023

The Secure Jobs Better Pay Bill next round of changes are due to take effect on 6 June 2023, including provisions which will result in more employees being able to access flexible working arrangements. The key changes are an expanded scope for...

Prepare for Minimum Wage Rate & Superannuation Changes

Prepare for Minimum Wage Rate & Superannuation Changes

Fair Work Minimum Wage Decision Pending  It is that time of year again … we are starting to monitor the discussions and potential outcomes of Fair Work’s decision on changes to the national minimum wage.  Decisions are typically released in...

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