Monthly Archives: August 2020


LEGAL ALERT: JobKeeper 2.0

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Aug 2020

LEGAL ALERT: JobKeeper 2.0

The Government’s JobKeeper 2.0 legislation (Coronavirus Economic Response Package (JobKeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020) is expected to be introduced to the House of Representatives today, after the Federal Labor caucus agreed that it would support the legislation. The new legislation (“JobKeeper 2.0”) extends the flexibility measures provided by the original...

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LEGAL ALERT: High Court’s decision on personal/carer’s leave to be delivered Thursday

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Aug 2020

LEGAL ALERT: High Court’s decision on personal/carer’s leave to be delivered Thursday

On 22 August 2019, EMA Legal advised (http://www.emalegal.com.au/2019/08/22/legal-alert-full-federal-court-rules-on-sick-leave-test-case/) that the Full Federal Court had found in Mondelez v AMWU that the 10 days of personal/carer’s leave (‘sick leave’) per year in the National Employment Standards (NES) in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) must reflect an employee’s ordinary hours of...

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