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Flexible working arrangements can benefit both employers and employees
Learn about requests for flexible working arrangements.
Cultural & religious holidays
Lots of religious and cultural holidays observed in Australia aren’t recognised public holidays. This means that your employees may wish to take time off work to celebrate these holidays.
New Fair Work regulation clarifies offsetting rules for casual loading payments
The Government has varied the Fair Work Regulations 2009 to clarify that employers, in certain circumstances, may claim that an employee's casual loading payments should be offset against certain NES ...
New unpaid family & domestic violence leave entitlement
On 11 December 2018 the Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Act 2018 (the Act) received Royal Assent by the Governor-General. The Act will take effect from 12 December 2018.
Shutting down over Christmas and New Year?
Many businesses shut down or run on skeleton staff over the Christmas and New Year period. How employees are paid over this period depends on the award or agreement they’re covered by and whether they ...
New unpaid family & domestic violence leave entitlement in awards
From 1 August, most employees can take unpaid leave to deal with family and domestic violence, following a Fair Work Commission decision. Find out more about this new award clause.
2018 Annual Wage Review – our pay tools are ready
We’ve updated our pay tools following the Fair Work Commission’s decision to increase base rates of pay by 3.5%. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2018.
Small Business Showcase
We’re making it easier for small business owners to access information and resources on workplace laws with our Small Business Showcase.
Translate our website into 40 languages
You can now instantly translate our website into 40 languages other than English. Use our new translator to access up-to-date information about workplace rights and obligations in your language.
5 things to know about public holidays during the Christmas and New Year period
Find out information on when and how the Christmas and New Year public holidays may apply under your award or agreement.

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