On 29 July 2016 the Fair Work Commission varied a number of modern awards to include new terms relating to when annual leave can be taken, cashed out and paid.
When managing bullying complaints, these days employers tend to focus on the risk that a complainant will make an application to the Fair Work Commission for an order to stop bullying, or make a general protections application alleging victimisation for making the complaint.
Whether you manage a highly unionised workplace, or only employ one individual who may be a union member, it is vital that you understand union entry rights. It is unlawful to prevent a union official from exercising legitimate entry rights. However, allowing union officials to enter premises when they have no right to do so can also be disruptive.
Generally, employees are not entitled to be paid travel allowances or reimbursement when travelling to and from work. However, what happens when an employee drives between two parts of a split or broken shift?