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Have your casual employees completed their ‘minimum employment period’ under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)? A recent Fair Work Commission decision clarifies the meaning of a ‘minimum employment period’ for casual employees. A recent Fair Work Commission case, Chandler v Bed Bath N’ Table Pty Ltd (“Primary Decision”) found that a casual employee had no protection from unfair […]

The first batch of revised modern awards will commence on 4 February 2020. How will it affect your organisation? Starting in 2020, the Fair Work Commission will extensively vary existing awards as a result of the 4-yearly review of modern awards. The first batch of 31 revised awards has now been published. They commence operation […]

Award Update: New annualised salary clauses A recent Fair Work Commission decision requires employers to make significant procedural changes to comply with new annualised salary provisions within affected modern awards. Modern Awards: Introduction of model annualised salary clauses The Fair Work Commission (“FWC”) has recently issued a decision that affects all modern awards containing annualised […]

We have received a number of client queries in relation to EMA Note Issue 10, which summarised the implications of the Federal Court decision in Mondelez v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union [2019] FCAFC 138 (“Decision”) regarding personal/carer’s leave. The Decision was a significant shift from how many employers have interpreted the entitlement to […]

These are EMA’s pick of the most interesting and relevant cases reported in the last month.  Please note that these are summaries only, and should not be relied upon in place of the full judgment.  If you would like clarification on any of the judgments, or wish to know how a particular case may apply […]

These are EMA’s pick of the most interesting and relevant cases reported in the last month.  Please note that these are summaries only, and should not be relied upon in place of the full judgment.  If you would like clarification on any of the judgments, or wish to know how a particular case may apply […]

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