Wages and Awards

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Modern Transport Awards in new form: 4 May 2020

If your business employs staff in the road transport industry, modern awards are important. Having a basic understanding of the awards helps your business with compliance, as they make up part of Aust...

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5 key things employers should know about JobKeeper

The JobKeeper legislation made some important changes to the Fair Work Act.  These changes are in place until the end of 27 September 2020. If they need to be extended a review will occur in mid-July....

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COVID-19: Office Staff New Award Flexibility

Changes made over the weekend to the main award affecting administrative employees will help members in managing their staff.  The arrangements operate from 28 March 2020 until 30 June 2020, although ...

Modern award changes effective 1 March

Modern award changes effective 1 March From 1 March 2020 major, administratively difficult changes have been made to a number of modern awards that are likely to affect members.  These changes don’t a...

Getting paid within 30 days should be mandatory at law

MEDIA RELEASE The Payment Times Reporting Framework legislation does not go far enough to protect small business transport owner-operators. NatRoad CEO Warren Clark said, “The federal Government shoul...

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contribution changes

There has been an important change to the amount of Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contribution an employer must make on behalf of an employee who salary sacrifices part of their salary or wage into su...