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Find Out About Paid Leave For Dads

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CCER recently welcomed a new addition to its family. Welcome to the world baby Mateo Segarra! New Dad, Administration Officer José, said that “taking time off when Mateo was born was great. It allowed me to spend those first crucial days bonding with my son. It was amazing to see how much he changed in…

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FWC UPDATE: Casual penalty rates increases under SCHADS Award deferred!

Recently CCER advised members that casuals covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS Award) will receive a major pay increase when working overtime, weekends, and public holidays (See CCER article: ‘News: Casual Penalty Rates to Increase Under SCHADS Award’. In a decision issued on 2 September 2019 (the…

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News: Casual Penalty Rates to Increase Under SCHADS Award

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30 September 2019: The Fair Work Commission (the FWC) recently handed down its decision on 2 September 2019 which deals with claims to vary the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS Award). These claims, including the variation of the payment of casual loading in addition to penalty rates and overtime,…

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Bitter taste for chocolate-maker in sick leave decision

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The Full Federal Court has handed down a decision that will have a significant impact on how employers calculate accruals and apply personal/carer’s leave for employees working non-standard or variable hours. In Mondelez v AMWU [2019] FCAFC 138, the Court ruled that all full-time and part-time employees are entitled to 10 working days of personal/carer’s…

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