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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 Redundancy The redundancy clause now makes it clear that an employee may resign during the minimum notice period the employer must give them that their employment will end due to redundancy.  However, if they do so, they are not entitled to be paid for the balance of the notice period. […]

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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 their 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 their 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 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 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 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 their 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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