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Mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations in the workplace

February 2021 No Jab, no work?  With the imminent rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Australia, a question on the minds of many employers is……. Can I direct my staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine?  The simple answer is some employers in certain industries might be able to, and other employers probably cannot. It…

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Pay Schedules for Group 3 Awards

January 2021 Pay Schedules for Group 3 Awards are now updated with rates effective from 1 February 2021. You can access them via our Resources page. Group 3 Awards include the General Retail Industry Award 2020 and Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2020. On 19 June 2020, the Fair Work Commission published their Annual Wage Review decision, increasing award minimum wages by…

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COVID will not be the grinch that stole Christmas

4 December 2020 There is no question that Australia is blessed compared to much of the world. While many countries are facing tightening restrictions in the lead up to Christmas, the restrictions in NSW are easing even further from Monday 7 December. With singing and dancing now permitted, our work Christmas events are likely to…

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Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2020

Casual rates of pay under the Educational Services (Teachers) Award 2020 have been varied by the Fair Work Commission. The new rates are effective from the first full pay period after 1 November 2020. The Pay Schedule for the award is now updated to reflect the changes and you can access them via our Resources…

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