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...

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...

February 10, 2020

Recently our Director, Kayte Lewis was asked to contribute to the Entrepreneur Asia Pacific. In her first article utilises expertise Kaytes in business law to protect entrepreneurs from future legal issues. Ambitious entrepreneurs are often moving at a blurring pace an...

September 23, 2019

Employment law can seem overwhelming, particularly if you’re a new business without knowledge or experience of HR. When you’re committing to hiring staff, it’s important to be aware of your rights, their rights, and ultimately, what you need to do to ensure you, they,...

  

It’s always been difficult to obtain clarity on the boundaries between home and work – increasingly so in the 21st century when our lives are becoming increasingly public. When does behaviour that happens out of hours affect the reputation of our workplace and o...

June 20, 2019

Fair Work Determines National Minimum Wage Increase

The Fair Work Commission has determined that a 3.0% increase of the national minimum wage will take effect for the first pay period on or after 1 July 2019. The increase is lower than 2018’s increase of 3.5%. Slow econ...

Employees at the Woolworths Brisbane Liquor Distribution Centre have had the Fair Work Commission set out the interpretation of the public holiday provision in the Woolworths Limited Brisbane Liquor Distribution Centre Enterprise Agreement (the Agreement) after the Nat...

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