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Fair Work Information Statement

Release 13/08/20

Why a New Form

Following the High Court decision handed down on 13/8/20 where the High Court found that the entitlement to 10 days of personal/carers lean is calculated based on an employee's hours of work, not days, 10 days of personal leave can be calculated as 1/26 of an employee's ordinary hours of work in a year. This overturns the decision made by the Full Court in August 2020

The Fair Work Information Statement (FWIS) is had been updated as a result. Click on Link Below to download

When Do I Use This Form

Employer have to give every new employee a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after they start their new job.

For more information check out the link to FWIS on the Fairwork website

Does The High Court Ruling Affect me

If you employ staff on a permanent or part-time permanent basis, you may be affected by the High Court ruling, it is important to review how you are currently calculating your Personal/Carer Leave for your staff. If you are unsure of how to check this information please call us 0409-111-206 is discuss

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