Fair Work Commission responds to COVID-19 Pandemic: Award Variations

Posted on April 20, 2020Categories BlogTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Fair Work Commission responds to COVID-19 Pandemic: Award Variations

In a statement released by the Fair Work Commission Full Bench (FWCFB) on 1 April 2020 they provided their provisional view on temporary changes to be made to 103 Modern Awards in response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic. These changes are aimed at providing more flexibility for employers and protection for their employees during these unprecedented times. The proposed changed include the ability to access unpaid leave, which the FWCFB refers to as “unpaid pandemic leave”, and to access annual … Continue reading “Fair Work Commission responds to COVID-19 Pandemic: Award Variations”