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(Not-so) long service leave – New South Wales’ new COVID-19 legislation

(Not-so) long service leave – New South Wales’ new COVID-19 legislation

30 March 20

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New South Wales has passed legislation allowing for more flexible use of long service leave.

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Clerks Private Sector Award varied in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Clerks Private Sector Award varied in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

30 March 20

On Saturday 28 March 2020, the Fair Work Commission made its second determination in an effort to preserve the ongoing viability of businesses and jobs in response to the challenges being experienced by employers and employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SMSF landlords: ATO guidance on temporary COVID-19 rent reduction

SMSF landlords: ATO guidance on temporary COVID-19 rent reduction

30 March 20

Last week, we wrote an article about the compliance hurdles faced by an SMSF if they wanted to provide rent relief to tenants – click here to read the previous alert.

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Who are ‘Essential Travellers’ for COVID-19 border restrictions?

Who are ‘Essential Travellers’ for COVID-19 border restrictions?

27 March 20

The states and territories have passed separate legislation restricting domestic interstate travel, which has significant implications for some employers.

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