Monthly Archives: December 2018


LEGAL ALERT:PARLIAMENT MOVES TO RESTRICT CASUALS “DOUBLE DIPPING” AND TO PROVIDE CASUAL CONVERSION RIGHTS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

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Dec 2018

LEGAL ALERT:PARLIAMENT MOVES TO RESTRICT CASUALS “DOUBLE DIPPING” AND TO PROVIDE CASUAL CONVERSION RIGHTS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

Parliament moves to block casuals from “double dipping” Following the Federal Court’s decision to award paid annual leave to a casual employee, see our previous legal alert “Regular Casual Employees Entitled to Annual Leave“, Federal Parliament has announced a regulation to be included in the Fair Work Regulations 2009 that is intended to minimise the impact...

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LEGAL ALERT: Award Reviews axed, Enterprise Agreement rules relaxed and unpaid domestic violence leave included in the NES

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Dec 2018

LEGAL ALERT: Award Reviews axed, Enterprise Agreement rules relaxed and unpaid domestic violence leave included in the NES

This week, Federal Parliament has passed legislation to: respond to two recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s 2015 Final Report into the Workplace Relation Framework; and introduce unpaid domestic violence leave into the National Employment Standards in the Fair Work Act 2009. Productivity Commission’s recommendations The first change will remove the...

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