Monthly Archives: August 2019


LEGAL ALERT: Full Federal Court rules on sick leave test case

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Aug 2019

LEGAL ALERT: Full Federal Court rules on sick leave test case

The full Federal Court has ruled that 12-hour shift workers are entitled to accrue 120 hours of personal/carer’s leave each year under the National Employment Standards (NES), rather than 76 hours, as argued by their employer and the Federal Industrial Relations Minister. The NES provides 10 days of personal/carer’s leave...

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LEGAL ALERT: Fair Work Commission confirms penalties and overtime rates for casual nurses employed under the Nurses Award 2010 must be calculated on the casual rates of pay rather than the Award’s ordinary rates

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Aug 2019

LEGAL ALERT: Fair Work Commission confirms penalties and overtime rates for casual nurses employed under the Nurses Award 2010 must be calculated on the casual rates of pay rather than the Award’s ordinary rates

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has considered how overtime and penalty rates should be applied in respect of casual nurses under the Nurses Award 2010 after the ANMF argued the Commission should not have approved an enterprise agreement because not all employees were better off overall. In...

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