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Upcoming public holidays
There are a few public holidays coming up. Check if they apply to you and how to calculate entitlements.
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Record My Hours app
Our new Record My Hours app makes it easy for employees to record their hours of work and store information about their employment. Find out more and download our app today.
Changes to penalty rates in some awards
The Fair Work Commission has varied certain penalty rate provisions in some awards for the hospitality, restaurant and retail industries. These changes do not apply yet. Find out what the changes are, who they affect and when they start.


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