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Closing Loopholes Act - Changes Redundancy Provisions australian capital territory changes closingloopholes new south wales northern territory payments redundancy reundancypay small business south australia tasmania victoria western australia Feb 28, 2024

Welcome to the next update in our Closing Loopholes series! 

 

Change 2: Introduction of small business redundancy exemption provisions

Usually, small business (15 employees or less) employers are not required to pay redundancy pay to employees made redundant. Previously, this was also...

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Closing Loopholes Act - Change to DV Protections adverse action australian capital territory changes closingloopholes family and domestic violence new south wales northern territory protected attributes south australia tasmania victoria western australia Feb 26, 2024

Change 1: Protection for employees subject to family and domestic violence

Previously, ‘subjection to family and domestic violence’ was not listed as a protected attribute for employees, meaning employees were not safeguarded from adverse action.

This all changed after the recent...

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Closing the Labour Hire Loophole: What's Changing action australian capital territory casual conversion changes employee protection employee rights fair work family and domestic violence hr compliance minimum entitlements modern awards new south wales northern territory queensland regulation south australia tasmania victoria western australia workplace delegates Jan 12, 2024

Following the proposed amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 back in September 2023, it is confirmed the Fair Work Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Act 2023 is now in force. Approval was granted on 14 December 2023, with further changes due to commence in 2024 and 2025.

What does this mean?

Key...

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