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Integrity is the theme of this fortnight’s newsletter – data and generally. The Australian Lawyers Alliance has called for federal legislation to protect the integrity of COVID-19 tracing data and the Digital Transformation Agency is calling for feedback on a draft Bill to support the expansion of the Australian Government’s Digital Identity System. Two of […]

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Welcome to Issue 117 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No.1) Bill 2021 has been passed by the Senate. The Bill temporarily amends section 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) allowing companies and registered schemes to undertake electronic execution of documents and hold virtual meetings until 31 March 2022.  This relief ensures […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Individual flexibility arrangements Previously, an employer was required to take measures to ensure an employee who does not understand written English understands a proposal to enter into an individual flexibility agreement. Now the obligation only falls on an employer if the employer is aware, or reasonably should be aware, that […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Redundancy As before, if an employee is transferred to lower paid duties because of the redundancy of the role and the employer does not provide notice, the employer must make up the difference in pay for the notice period. This is now expressed to include the difference in any all-purpose […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Individual flexibility arrangements Previously, an employer was required to take measures to ensure an employee who does not understand written English understands a proposal to enter into an individual flexibility agreement. Now the obligation only falls on an employer if the employer is aware, or reasonably should be aware, that […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Redundancy As before, if an employee is transferred to lower paid duties because of the redundancy of the role and the employer does not provide notice, the employer must make up the difference in pay for the notice period. This is now expressed to include the difference in any all-purpose […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Redundancy As before, if an employee is transferred to lower paid duties because of the redundancy of the role and the employer does not provide notice, the employer must make up the difference in pay for the notice period. This is now expressed to include the difference in any all-purpose […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Individual flexibility arrangements Previously, an employer was required to take measures to ensure an employee who does not understand written English understands a proposal to enter into an individual flexibility agreement. Now the obligation only falls on an employer if the employer is aware, or reasonably should be aware, that […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Reasonable Overtime As before, an employee can refuse to work any overtime hours that are unreasonable. The following new factors must now be considered: whether the employee receives any monetary benefits for working the additional hours (e.g. overtime or penalty rates); the usual patterns of work in the industry; the […]

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Entitlement Summary of key changes Reasonable Overtime As before, an employee can refuse to work any overtime hours that are unreasonable. The following new factors must now be considered: whether the employee receives any monetary benefits for working the additional hours (e.g. overtime or penalty rates); the usual patterns of work in the industry; the […]

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