New Modern Award Rates

As Members were advised in our June 2020 Employment Relations Update, the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review Decision was to give a 1.75% increase to both the National Minimum Wage and all Modern Award Wages. Following this decision, the Fair Work...

ACT Labour Hire Licencing

The Labour Hire Licencing Act 2020 (ACT) was passed on 21 May 2020 which may impact LASA members who operate businesses that are classified as labour hire. The legislation provides regulation for the providers of labour hire services to ensure that those providers...

Changes to NSW Workers Compensation Legislation

On 13 May 2020 the NSW Parliament passed the Covid-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measure – Miscellaneous) Bill 2020 which amended the workers compensation legislation with respect to claims made by employees who contract Covid-19. The amendments only refer...

Amendment to the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD)

The Queensland Government recently passed amendments to a range of legislation including the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) (the Act). Two of the most significant changes for Members as a result of these amendments are outlined below: Amendment of the time limit...