September 9, 2020

Last month, the High Court rejected a decision in the Full Court of the Federal Court in regard to calculating entitlements to paid personal leave. This case is significant in that it highlights exactly how this type of leave is acquired and what specifies a ‘day’, cla...

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced that the minimum wage will be increasing by 1.75% and will apply to all Modern Awards. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will be $753.80 or $19.84 per hour (an hourly increase of 35 cents). In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, t...

June 11, 2020

We understand that consulting a lawyer for legal support can be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’ve never had to do so before. And it can be hard to navigate the process, to ensure you are getting the best value from your experience and will reach the desired o...

May 26, 2020

Recently, the President of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) released a statement regarding the FWC’s JobKeeper response to COVID-19. This article aims to highlight the key changes that might impact your workplace.

JobKeeper Enabling Directions

The Fair Work Act was tempora...

March 27, 2020

During difficult times and events – like the recent bushfires or coronavirus pandemic – you may find it difficult to continue to employ your team, as external events force you to make tough decisions.

As I write this, Virgin Australia has just announced it is ‘standing...

March 20, 2020

There are now more than 245,660 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide, with 756 cases in Australia as of today, Friday, March 20th, 2020.

Employers in Australia and all over the world, are being advised by State and Federal governments to take necessary pr...

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