Tag Archives: Fair Work Act

“Same Job, Same Pay” – what it means for employers

The “Same job, Same pay” legislation aims to ensure that labour hire employees receive remuneration on par with those covered by their host employer’s enterprise agreement. Effective from December 15, 2023, employees, unions, and/or host employers have the option to seek regulated labour hire arrangement orders from the Fair Work Commission. If approved, these orders […]

Changes to the Fair Work Act: Right to Disconnect

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Bill 2023 was passed recently and makes several important changes the Fair Work Act 2009 (“the Act”). The biggest change to the Act is inclusion of a ‘right to disconnect’, specifically a right to disconnect from work outside working hours. It is important to be aware […]