Recent modern award changes

LASA Members are reminded of recent changes to the SCHADSI Award 2010 and Aged Care Award 2010. Members covered by those Awards are encouraged to ensure they fully understand the changes and implementation dates.

Community Service Leave

Members may have employees who have, or will, request time off to support their local community in roles such as volunteer firefighting.  Members are reminded that all employees – including casuals – can take community service leave for voluntary emergency...

Managing Christmas leave requests

The Christmas/New Year period is fast approaching which often means balancing the need to for services to remain open while accommodating leave requests. The key points in relation to managing leave requests and holiday staffing arrangements are below. Annual leave...