07 April 2020
This report examines the responses of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic for employers and employees.
The measures taken by the FWC, thus far, are:
This report also analyses the temporary laws passed by the New South Wales Parliament which will create greater flexibility for employers and workers to access long service leave in advance during the ongoing crisis.
You can access a copy of The Fair Work Commission response to COVID-19 for employers and employees here, or click the ‘DOWNLOAD PDF’ button.
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