Weekly hours of work under the Fair Work system

The National Employment Standards under the Fair Work Act provide that an employer must not request or require an employee…

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Casual employees and the NES

Since 2010, when the Fair Work Act came into operation, there has been a legal controversy about what is meant…

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What are the NES?

The National Employment Standards, referred universally in Australia by fair work practitioners as the NES, are a set of statutory…

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Not paying out all entitlements adds to employers’ peril

The following passage from a Fair Work Commission judgement reveals that an employer’s failure to discharge its statutory obligations to…

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Majority of workers rules extra hours reasonable

The National Employment Standards prescribed by the Fair Work Act provide that an employer must not request or require a…

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