Monthly Archives: June 2020


LEGAL ALERT: Miscellaneous Award’s coverage extended by FWC

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Jun 2020

LEGAL ALERT: Miscellaneous Award’s coverage extended by FWC

The Miscellaneous Award 2010 (Miscellaneous Award) was created by the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) predecessor to provide a ‘safety net’ for lower paid employees and those who are ‘modern award free’. On 25 March 2020, the Full Bench of the FWC determined that from 1 July 2020, clause 4.3 of the Miscellaneous...

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Workpac to appeal casual employment decision to High Court

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Jun 2020

Workpac to appeal casual employment decision to High Court

On 21 May 2020, we advised that the Full Federal Court had upheld the decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene [2018] FCAFC 131 (Skene) in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato [2020] FCAFC 84 (Rossato). Click here to view the Legal Alert. Skene and Rossato have caused serious concerns for employers, as in effect, the...

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