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Here's a quick recap on the new rules surrounding enterprise agreements and bargaining that came into effect on 6 June 2023.
So what are enterprise agreements?
- They are legal documents that set out the minimum employment terms and conditions for the employees and employers that they cover....
As you might know, on 6 December 2022, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (Cth) became law in Australia.
We can expect a number of transformative changes to be rolled out over the next 12 months, including amendments to the protected...
Are you currently covered by the Aged Care Award, the Nurses Award, or the Social, Community, Home Care, and Disability Services Industry Award?
If so, this one's for you!
The Fair Work Commission has ordered a 15% interim pay increase to those covered by these Awards. The pay...
When it comes to salaried employees, there needs to be some method behind the numbers. An employee's salary still needs to be high enough to cover their minimum entitlements (including any "significant overtime").
- Do you know why your staff's salary is what it is?
Employees in medium and large businesses (within the Fair Work system) are now entitled to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave in a 12-month period. Effective: 1 Feb 2023.
Small businesses (under 15 part & full time employees) will have this come into effect 1 August...
Firstly, let's refresh ourselves on what a fixed-term contract is:
A fixed-term contract is an employment agreement that provides a specific 'end date' for an employee. Once a fixed-term contract end date has passed the employer can:
- Extend the fixed term contract;
- Offer a different/new...