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End of daylight saving
Find out what employees get paid if they work when daylight saving time ends.
Changes to casual employment – industrial relations reforms
On 27 March 2021, sections of the Fair Work Act relating to casual employees were amended. Find out about the changes to casual employment.
Statement on Crown Resorts
The Fair Work Ombudsman is conducting an investigation into Crown Resorts following its self-reported underpayments of its staff.
Helping employers and employees solve problems at work
Our new Workplace problems section, guides you through the steps you need to take to resolve problems in the workplace and prevent them from happening again.
JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme
Find out about the Australian Government’s new JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme.
Changes to the Aboriginal Health Award
As part of its Modern Award Review, the Fair Work Commission has made some changes to the Aboriginal Health Award.
Changes to unpaid parental leave entitlements
Read about the recent changes to the unpaid parental leave entitlements in the Fair Work Act.
Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy
The Australian Government has announced a Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC) wage subsidy to support employers and Group Training Organisations (GTOs) employ new apprentices and trainees.
Updates to casual and overtime clauses in most awards
On 30 October 2020, the Fair Work Commission announced updates to the casual and overtime clauses in 97 awards. The updated clauses start from the first full pay period on or after 20 November 2020. F ...
High Court decision: accrual of personal/carer’s leave
On 13 August 2020, the High Court of Australia handed down a decision in Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v AMWU & Ors [2020] HCA 29 about the method of accruing and taking paid personal/carer’s leave under ...

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