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Entitlements over the Christmas and New Year holidays
Around this time each year we get lots of questions about employee entitlements for working through the holiday period.
Do you work in the healthcare and social assistance sector?
We're running a short survey to see how much everyone in the healthcare and social assistance sector knows about their workplace laws.
Entitlements for Christmas casuals
Many businesses hire extra workers as Christmas casuals to cover the busy holiday period over Christmas and New Year.
Supporting the mental wellbeing of small business owners
Small business owners face many challenges that can affect their mental health. Beyond Blue has developed a guide to help you support the small business owners you know or work with.
Statement on Wesfarmers
Read our statement about Wesfarmers self-disclosure of significant underpayments.
Recent Federal Court decision: accrual of personal/carer’s leave
On 21 August 2019, the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision about the method of accruing and taking personal/carer’s leave under the Fair Work Act 2009. Find out more.
Family & domestic violence could be affecting your employees
Our new guide helps employers understand their workplace obligations to employees affected by family and domestic violence.
Changes to the Retail Award
The Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision about the Retail Award which clarifies overtime entitlements for part-time employees. Learn what these changes mean for you.
2019 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 3.0%. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2019.
Get set for a 3.0% wage increase - 2019 Annual Wage Review
The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.0% increase to minimum wages. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2019. The new national minimum wage will be $74 ...

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