This is an update to our blog ‘Family Violence: accommodating victims through modern awards’. New laws providing employees with 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave have recently … [Read more...] about Paid Family and Domestic Violence leave
Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)
Paid personal/carer’s leave The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) provides for personal/carer’s leave for employees other than casual employees. For each year of service with an employer as a part time or … [Read more...] about I need to care for a family member, can I take personal leave?
Trainees can provide a welcome addition to your workplace, but their employment conditions are highly regulated. If you are considering hiring a trainee, the employment type options are more limited … [Read more...] about I want to hire a casual trainee
Under section 611 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), the rule generally is that each party pays their own costs associated with the conciliation. This means that if you obtain a settlement at the … [Read more...] about Costs in a Fair Work Commission conciliation conference
Many employers have contacted us worried about the impact of the recent Workpac¹ decisions upon their own casual workforce. Following the decisions at Federal Court level, legislative change was … [Read more...] about Conversion of employees from casual to permanent: DEADLINE 27 SEPTEMBER 2021