Last week, the Full Federal Court of Australia handed down a significant decision in the Modelez Australia Pty Ltd v AMWU [2019] FCAFC138.

This case had been in the courts for some time; questioning the method of accruing and taking personal/carer’s leave under the National Employment Standards (NES). Although it’s possible that this decision may be appealed in the High Court, at this moment in time, this decision is currently law. … keep reading

Have you noticed how many people are sick already this winter?! As an employer, it can be a challenging time to manage, with multiple staff either away sick, or coming to work while they’re still unwell and less productive.

It’s important to have clarity and consistency when it comes to managing your team’s personal/carer’s leave. Do you have a written policy in place for managing leave requests? Is it addressed in your enterprise agreement? … keep reading